Gold price climbed higher once again, but it failed to surpass the $1,437 resistance area. Crude oil price is currently correcting higher, but it is facing a lot of hurdles on the upside.

Important Takeaways for Gold and Oil

  • Gold price started a downside correction after topping near the $1,437 level against the US Dollar.
  • There is a major bullish trend line forming with support near $1,415 on the hourly chart of gold.
  • Crude oil price started a decent recovery after it tested the key $56.00 support area.
  • There is a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $56.80 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

Gold Price Technical Analysis

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Gold price gained traction this week and climbed above the $1,410 and $1,420 resistance levels against the US Dollar. The price even broke the $1,430 resistance level, but it struggled to climb further higher.

A swing high was formed near $1,437 on FXOpen and the price recently started a downside correction. It broke the $1,425 and $1,420 support levels. It tested the $1,410 level and it is currently recovering higher.

There was a break above the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,437 high to $1,410 low. The price remained above the $1,415 level and the 50 hourly simple moving average.

However, the price struggled to clear the $1,425 resistance plus the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $1,437 high to $1,410 low.

At the moment, the price is trading just above the $1,415 support area. There is also a major bullish trend line forming with support near $1,415 on the hourly chart of gold. If there is a downside break below the trend line and the 50 hourly simple moving average, the price could revisit the $1,410 support area.

On the upside, there is a strong resistance near the $1,422 and $1,425 levels. If there is a break above the $1,425 resistance, the price could accelerate above the $1,430 level in the near term.

Oil Price Technical Analysis

After topping near the $60.20 level, crude oil price started a strong decline against the US Dollar. The price broke the $59.50 and $58.00 support levels to move into a bearish zone.

The decline was such that the price settled below the $57.50 support and 50 hourly simple moving average. It traded close to the $56.00 support area and a swing low was formed near the $56.09

Recently, it corrected higher above the $56.50 resistance and the 23.6% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $59.42 high to $56.09 low. However, the upside move was capped by the $57.50 resistance.

Moreover, the price failed to test the 50% Fib retracement level of the recent decline from the $59.42 high to $56.09 low. There is also a key bearish trend line forming with resistance near $56.80 on the hourly chart of XTI/USD.

If there is an upside break above the trend line and the 50 hourly SMA, the price could recover towards the $57.50 or $58.00 resistance.

On the downside, the main supports are near $56.40 and $56.10, below which crude oil price might decline sharply below $56.00. The next major support is near the $55.00 level.

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