The daily bar chart pattern of Gold bounced up from the lower Bollinger Band and crossed above its 50 day EMA, but faced strong resistance from the middle Bollinger Band (20 day SMA, marked by green dotted line).
Gold’s price is consolidating near the 1300 level, and managed to close well above its 200 day EMA in bull territory.
Daily technical indicators are looking neutral to bearish. MACD is moving sideways below its signal line in bearish zone. RSI is facing resistance from its 50% level. Slow stochastic remains in bearish zone after recovering from oversold condition.
After a sharp rise above 97.50 on Mar 7, the US Dollar index has dropped below 96.50. That helped gold’s price to rally from its Mar 7 low of 1281.
On longer term weekly chart (not shown), gold’s price closed above its three weekly EMAs in long-term bull territory for the 12th week in a row. Weekly technical indicators are showing downward to sideways momentum in bullish zones, hinting at more consolidation or correction.
Silver chart pattern
The following remark was made in the previous post on the daily bar chart pattern of Silver: “Slow stochastic has entered its oversold zone, and can trigger a pullback towards the 200 day EMA.”
The expected pullback crossed above the 200 day and 50 day EMAs, but faced strong resistance from the 20 day SMA (middle Bollinger Band, marked by green dotted line). Silver’s price is below its three EMAs in bear territory.
Daily technical indicators are looking bearish. MACD is facing resistance from its falling signal line. RSI is below its 50% level. Slow stochastic has emerged from its oversold zone, but is showing downward momentum.
On longer term weekly chart (not shown), silver’s price faced resistance from its 50 week EMA, formed a ‘long legged doji’ candlestick and closed well below its 200 week EMA in a long-term bear market. Weekly technical indicators are in neutral zones, and showing sideways to downward momentum. Some more correction or consolidation may follow.
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