Gold prices have experienced four consecutive weeks of decline, with a 3.6% drop in the current month, marking the worst performance since February. Despite this decline, retail traders are showing increased bullish sentiment toward gold. This suggests that some investors see the lower prices as an attractive buying opportunity.
XAU/USD: bears are firm
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL $1271 SL $1286 TP1 $1237 TP2 $1212
On the daily chart, bulls are clinging to an important level of $1281 an ounce. Their failure will return the initiative to bears and increase the risks of decline to 78.6% and 200% targets of “Gartley” and AB=CD patterns.
On H1, XAU/USD keeps forming an inverted 5-0 pattern. Pullbacks to 50%, 38.2% and 23.6% of the wave CD are usually used for buying. A decline below support levels at $1271 and $1267 an ounce may be a signal for forming short positions.
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