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Gold hits 75 Pips Take Profit – Are you Ready for the Next Trade?

Posted Wednesday, September 6, 2017 by
Arslan Butt • 2 min read

As I mentioned in my previous update "Bearish ABCD Pattern in Gold – Get Ready for Swing Trade", our forex trading signal on gold closed at take profit ($1328) helping us bag 75 pips. Are you up for the next trade? Let's take a look…

North Korea & U.S. – Latest Update

As we know the ongoing geopolitical tensions between North Korea & the United States is again fueling the "Risk Off" sentiment. The uncertainty surged on Sunday after a call from the United States for the United Nations, in order to inflict even tougher sanctions on North Korea due to it's additional test of a hydrogen bomb over the weekend.

As of now, the safe haven demand is at its peak after the latest comments from the North Korea. They threatened to conduct a new test on its founding anniversary of September 9th, putting the U.S. and allies in a position to respond by shooting the missile down. September 9th is just over 2 days from now. Consequently, the stocks are bearish and safe haven assets are supported.

Technical Outlook of Gold

Looking at the 2-hour chart, the Gold is trading in an upward channel, making bullish moves progressively. Though it has broken above the resistance level of $1338, the same level isn't working as a support for now.?

Gold - 2 Hour Chart - Bullish ChannelGold – 2 Hour Chart – Bullish Channel

The 50 – periods EMA is still suggesting a bullish bias of investors by supporting Gold at $1328. The momentum indicators are holding in a bearish territory.

The immediate support prevails at $1336 & the breakage below will lead it towards $1330. Whereas, the resistance is still found at $1343.

Gold Trade Plan

Our previous forex trading signal in Gold closed in profit. Now, we need to keep a close eye on the $1336. Below this, the market can give us sell until $1330. While above this, the metal has the potential to retest $1343. Good luck fellows, and stay tuned for more updates and forex trading signals.

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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