MAs Keep the Downtrend Going in Gold - Forex News by FX Leaders
The 100 is under attack now in Gold

MAs Keep the Downtrend Going in Gold

Posted Friday, October 23, 2020 by
Skerdian Meta • 1 min read

While in the past month the price action has been bullish in Gold, if we zoom out on larger carts, such as the daily time-frame, we can see that the trend has been bearish since early August. The price dived more than $200 lower back then and despite many attempts to turn bullish, the trend remains bearish.

Highs keep getting lower each time and moving averages have come nto play now. The 200 SMA (purple) turned into resistance since the middle of September. The 100 SMA turned into support for some time, but it is being broken as I write.

Gold bounced off this moving average yesterday, but the 20 SMA (grey) and the 50 SMA (yellow) turned into resistance, reversing the price down. Today the 100 SMA was pierced just a while ago, but the price has pulled back up and is trading around this moving average. The 100 SMA has been pierced before but the price has moved back up. Now let’s see if this will be another of those cases, or whether Gold will close below it and turn more bearish. If the 100 SMA hold, we might go long.

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Skerdian Meta // Lead Analyst
Skerdian Meta Lead Analyst. Skerdian is a professional Forex trader and a market analyst. He has been actively engaged in market analysis for the past 11 years. Before becoming our head analyst, Skerdian served as a trader and market analyst in Saxo Bank's local branch, Aksioner. Skerdian specialized in experimenting with developing models and hands-on trading. Skerdian has a masters degree in finance and investment.
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