Bearish Ichimoku Cloud with horizontal Senkou Span A and B; a weak goldean cross of Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen with horizontal lines; the prices are on the weak Kijun’s support.
XAU/USD: bears are firm
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.
Bullish Ichimoku Cloud with rising Senkou Span A; a cancelled golden cross of Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen; a market is overbought and under the strong resistance of 0.8030.
Narrowing bearish Ichimoku Cloud with rising Senkou Span A; a dead cross of Tenkan-sen and Kijun-sen, but narrowing channel Tenkan-Kijun; the market is in correction phase.
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