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GOLD Upside Traction

XAU/USD rallied in the last hors rebouding above $1,900 psychological level. The bulls are still in charge ahead of the Non-Farm Payrolls. Poor US data could boost the yellow metal's price.

On the other hand, better than expected economic figures should push EUR/USD down and could help the gold's sellers to step in again. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 crisis is far from being over. A second wave and an increased global risk could send gold at fresh historical highs.

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GOLD Upside Traction

Gold has found support right below $1,862 static downside obstacle. Now, it has managed to return above the $1,900 level and is likely to reach the black downtrend line. A valid breakout above it could really suggest buying as the rate will be expected to accelerate towards $2,000 level.

You should be careful because the current breakout above the $1,900 could be invalidated. The bearish pressure remains high as long as the rate stands under the downtrend line.

If you are a seller, you should wait for a valid breakdown below the $1,862 and for a brand new lower low before going short. Also, a false breakout with great separation above the downtrend line could suggest selling.

  • XAU/USD Trading Tips

Buy a valid breakout above the downtrend line, jump, close, and retest. The $2,000 and $2,075 are seen as potential upside targets.

Sell a new lower low, bearish closure right below $1,848 with targets at $1,800 and lower at $1,744.

*The market analysis posted here is meant to increase your awareness, but not to give instructions to make a trade
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