Bullish Triangle In Play – A Buying Entry In Gold! - Forex News by FX Leaders

Bullish Triangle In Play – A Buying Entry In Gold!

Posted Monday, September 11, 2017 by
Arslan Butt • 2 min read

Good morning, forex friends. Hoping you had an awesome weekend. The exciting thing is, our forex trading signal on cross pair GBPJPY hit take profit of 93 Pips and Gold trade exactly as forecasted in previous update GOLD On Fire – What's Going On In The Market?  

Why did Gold open with Gap?

Considering the ongoing geopolitical tensions between North Korea and the United States, the tensions eased during the weekend when a possible ICBM test by North Korea at the weekend failed to materialize. Converting the "Risk Off" sentiment to "Risk On" – a serious drop in the bullion markets.

How to Trade Gaps?

The mystery about price gap is that it's meant to get filled on the same day or in coming days. As of now, the Gold has already tumbled more than 200 pips down from $1357 to $1332. I have been watching Gold for a bit now, especially, the weekend gaps in prices. We can expect Gold to soar gradually to $1342 until it covers the gap.

Having said that, I'm not comfortable adding additional selling until the Gold retraces back to cover the gap. Staying on the buy side is less risky.

Key Technical Drivers

On 4-hour chart, the metal has formed a bearish Marubozu candlestick pattern signaling the bears are fully dominating the market. Check out FX Leaders Candlesticks Strategy to gain more knowledge about fundamentals. The immediate support prevails at $1332/30, the double bottom level.

Gold - 4 Hour Chart - Double Bottom Support Gold – 4 Hour Chart – Double Bottom Support

Besides this, the same level is also supported by the 50-periods EMA. Breakage below $1330 is likely to lead the Gold towards $1324. The leading indicators Stochastic and RSI are entering the oversold region 9, supporting the probability of entering bulls in the market soon.

Gold – Trading Plan

Today, due to lack of top-tier fundamentals, it will be nice to take a buying entry near $1332 to target $1342 with a stop below $1329. In case, the prices drop below $1330, my next buying entry will be at $1324.

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About the author

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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