Gold Came Into Today Down -0.17%

The Hourly View for Gold

  • At the time of this writing, XAUUSD’s price is up $0.41 (0.02%) from the hour prior.
  • The hourly chart shows that Gold has seen 2 straight up hours.
  • If you’re a trader with a preference for rangebound markets, you may wish to note that there isn’t a clear trend on the 20, 50 and 100 hour timeframes.
  • Of note is that the 100 hour changed directions on XAUUSD; it is now pointing up. The moving averages on the hourly timeframe suggest a bearishness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a bearish alignment — meaning the shorter duration moving averages are below the longer duration averages, implying a stable downward trend.

Gold’s hourly price chart is shown below.


The Daily View for Gold

  • At the time of this writing, XAUUSD’s price is down $-3.03 (-0.17%) from the day prior.
  • This move is a reversal from the day prior, which saw price move up.
  • As for the trend on the daily timeframe, we see the clearest trend on the 20 day timeframe.
  • Price action traders may also wish to note that we see a doji candlestick pattern on Gold. Given that we see downtrend on the 20 daily candle timeframe, and that such candlestick patterns often denote reversals, this may be worth noting.
  • The moving averages on the daily timeframe suggest a choppiness in price, as the 20, 50, 100 and 200 are all in a mixed alignment — meaning the trend across timeframes is inconsistent, indicating a potential opportunity for rangebound traders.

Below is a daily price chart of Gold.


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