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: the gold strengthens
2019-11-11 • Updated
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On the daily chart of XAU/USD, the successful break of the resistance at 1,229 signaled the further rise of the gold. Bulls need to break the resistance at 1,239 and update the October's maximum to continue going up and to implement the 161.8% target of the AB=CD pattern.
On H1, the implementation of the "Shark" (113%) and the "Wolfe Waves" patterns' targets continues. They form a convergence zone between 1,248 and 1,250. The risks of the rebound from that range are quite high.
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