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: gold is in the corridor
2019-11-11 • Updated
SELL $1324 SL $1339 TP1 $1302 TP2 $1280
BUY $1344 SL $1329 TP $1359 TP2 $1380 TP3 $1392
On the daily chart, if XAU/USD renews January high, the risks of its going to 127.2% target of AB=CD will increase. The nearest levels of support are at $1324 and $1302-1306 an ounce.
On H1, XAU/USD consolidated in the $1324-1344 range. A break of its upper border will trigger AB=CD pattern with a target at 161.8%. On the other hand, successful test of support at $1324 will increase the risks of a correction.
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