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Daily Gold & Oil Trading Signals & Market Forecast: April 3

Today's Forex Market Brief: Oil & Gold


🛢️ Oil Trading Insights:

  • Brent crude steady at $88.98, WTI at $85.11.

  • Prices surge post-Ukrainian attack on Russian refinery.

  • Supply concerns as Russia's oil output could drop.

  • Middle East tensions: Iran-Israel conflict risks impacting supply.

  • Pemex cuts exports, preparing for new refinery.

  • U.S. crude inventory drops, surpassing forecasts.

  • OPEC+ unlikely to change output policy.

🌟 Key Point: Geopolitical tensions driving oil prices to 5-month highs, supply concerns persist.

💰 Gold Trading Insights:

  • Spot gold rises to $2,286.40, near record high.

  • Gold futures at $2,306.25, close to lifetime highs.

  • Taiwan earthquake and U.S. rate uncertainty fuel demand.

  • Dollar retreats, aiding gold's rise.

  • Investors flock to gold amidst stock market sell-off.

  • Fed officials suggest delayed rate cuts, supporting gold prices.

  • Upcoming nonfarm payrolls data critical.


🌟 Key Point: Safe haven demand keeps gold prices buoyant despite Fed pressure.



Gold & Oil Trading Signals

  XAU/USD (Gold)  WTI (CL-Oil)  BRENT CRUDE (UKOUSD)  


XAU/USD Gold, A trading chart displaying the asset with two main indicators. The top panel shows Bollinger Bands overlaid on candlestick price action with a 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA). Below, two sub-panels present the Relative Strength Index (RSI) and the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD), respectively. The RSI is within the neutral range, neither overbought nor oversold. The MACD shows the signal line and the MACD line close together, indicating no strong momentum in either direction. The lower section of the image features a separate price action chart without indicators for comparison.
🟢 XAU/USD Gold

Trading Signal for Gold (XAU/USD)

  • Trade Direction: Buy

  • Entry Point: If a slight pullback occurs, near the pivot at 2,275.66

  • Take Profit: TP1: 2,285.00 (approx. 10 dollars above entry), TP2: 2,290.00 (approx. 15 dollars above entry)

  • Stop Loss: 2,270.00 (slightly below the pivot)

  • Confidence Level: High

  • Indicator Analysis:

  • Bollinger Bands: Price is near the upper band, indicating that it's in an overbought region, but with the current momentum, it might continue to push higher.

  • Ichimoku Cloud: The price is well above the cloud, signifying a strong bullish trend.

  • ATR: A higher ATR value shows increased volatility, which is common with strong price movements.

  • MACD: A solid bullish signal with the MACD line well above the signal line.

  • RSI: Approaching overbought territory, but in strong trends, the RSI can remain overbought for extended periods.

Given gold’s role as a safe haven during times of geopolitical tension and market volatility, the recent upward momentum is likely to continue, with pullbacks potentially offering buying opportunities.


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WTI Crude Oil, A trading chart displaying the asset with two main indicators. The top panel shows Bollinger Bands overlaid on candlestick price action with a 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA). Below, two sub-panels present the Relative Strength Index (RSI) and the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD), respectively. The RSI is within the neutral range, neither overbought nor oversold. The MACD shows the signal line and the MACD line close together, indicating no strong momentum in either direction. The lower section of the image features a separate price action chart without indicators for comparison.
🟢 WTI Crude Oil (CL-Oil))

Trading Signal for WTI Crude Oil

  • Trade Direction: Buy

  • Entry Point: On a slight pullback to the pivot at 84.83

  • Take Profit: TP1: 85.00 (near the previous high), TP2: 85.50 (anticipating breakout)

  • Stop Loss: 84.50 (below the pivot and recent lows)

  • Confidence Level: Moderate

  • Indicator Analysis:

  • Bollinger Bands: Price is within the bands, suggesting no extreme conditions.

  • Ichimoku Cloud: Price is above the cloud, indicating a bullish trend.

  • ATR: The ATR indicates some volatility, which could lead to strong price movements.

  • MACD: The MACD line is above the signal line, supporting bullish momentum.

  • RSI: The RSI is above 50 but not overbought, suggesting room for upward movement.


With oil prices currently influenced by geopolitical tensions and supply concerns, there's a heightened potential for price volatility and upward movements.


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BRENT CRUDE (OKOUSD)  A trading chart displaying the asset with two main indicators. The top panel shows Bollinger Bands overlaid on candlestick price action with a 20-day Simple Moving Average (SMA). Below, two sub-panels present the Relative Strength Index (RSI) and the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD), respectively. The RSI is within the neutral range, neither overbought nor oversold. The MACD shows the signal line and the MACD line close together, indicating no strong momentum in either direction. The lower section of the image features a separate price action chart without indicators for comparison.
🟢BRENT CRUDE (UKOUSD)  

Trading Signal for Brent Crude Oil (UKO/USD)

  • Trade Direction: Buy

  • Entry Point: On a slight retracement towards the pivot, around 88.90

  • Take Profit: TP1: 90.00 (psychological round number), TP2: 90.50 (above recent highs)

  • Stop Loss: 87.90 (below the pivot)

  • Confidence Level: Moderate

  • Indicator Analysis:

  • Bollinger Bands: Price is near the upper band, indicating upward momentum but also a risk of being overbought.

  • Ichimoku Cloud: The price is above the cloud, supporting a bullish trend.

  • ATR: The ATR is showing higher volatility, aligning with current market conditions due to geopolitical tensions.

  • MACD: The MACD line is above the signal line, indicating bullish momentum.

  • RSI: The RSI is in the overbought region, which may suggest caution for a potential pullback, but in strong trends, the market can remain overbought.


Given the context of supply concerns and geopolitical tensions outlined in the Forex Market Brief, as well as the technical indicators, there's a bullish sentiment for Brent Crude Oil.

 

Disclaimer: These Gold & Oil Trading Signals are based on the current charts and market conditions. Always conduct your own analysis and consider risk management strategies before entering any trade. Markets are dynamic, and conditions can change rapidly.



As with all investments, your capital is at risk. Investments can fall and rise and you may get back less than you invested.

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