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Daily Gold & Oil Trading Signals & Market Forecast: March 15

Oil Commodities Highlights

  • Weekly Gain: Nearly 4% increase.

  • IEA Forecast: Raised 2024 oil demand for the fourth time.

  • Supply Deficit: Expected due to OPEC+ cuts and U.S. stockpile decline.

  • Refinery Dynamics: U.S. and European refineries signaling market tightening.

  • Geopolitical Tensions: Impact from Houthi attacks and Ukraine-Russia conflict.

  • Currency Effect: Stronger U.S. dollar's influence on pricing.

Gold Commodities Highlights

  • Inflation and Fed Impact: Anticipation of prolonged high-interest rates affecting market sentiment.

  • Weekly Trend: Heading towards a loss, retreating from record highs.

  • 2024 Outlook: ANZ predicts strength, raising target to $2,300/ounce.

  • Dollar Strength: Contributing to gold price 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 XAUUSD (Gold)

  • Trade Direction: Buy

  • Entry Point: $2,166.50 (near the daily pivot point and current price)

  • Take Profit:

  • TP1: $2,172.50 (just below Bollinger Band upper limit)

  • TP2: $2,175.50 (recent high)

  • TP3: $2,180.00 (anticipating a push due to positive market sentiment)

  • Stop Loss: $2,160.00 (below the Ichimoku Cloud)

  • Confidence Level: Moderate, considering the consolidation pattern on Bollinger Bands and RSI neutral zone.

Technical Analysis

  • Trend Analysis: The short-term trend appears to be upward as prices have recently risen.

  • Key Levels:

  • Resistance: $2,172.50 (upper Bollinger Band limit)

  • Support: $2,152.98 (below Ichimoku Cloud)

Technical Indicators

  • Bollinger Bands: The price is approaching the upper band, indicating a potential short-term resistance.

  • Ichimoku Cloud: Price is above the Ichimoku Cloud, suggesting bullish conditions.

  • ATR: 8.42, implying moderate volatility.

  • MACD: Slightly below 0 but the histogram shows decreasing negative momentum, which may indicate a potential bullish crossover soon.

  • RSI: At 56.41, indicating neither overbought nor oversold conditions.

Market Sentiment

  • General Sentiment: Bullish on gold, considering the recent weekly gains and the raised outlook.

  • Impact on Specific Asset: Anticipated Fed rate decisions and inflation expectations can drive gold prices up as a hedge against inflation.

  • Notable Economic Events: The upcoming consumer sentiment and inflation expectations reports could affect the USD and consequently gold prices.


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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: $81.00 (near the daily pivot and current consolidation)

  • Take Profit:

  • TP1: $81.50 (local resistance level)

  • TP2: $81.80 (just below recent high)

  • TP3: $82.20 (stretch target considering recent upward momentum)

  • Stop Loss: $80.35 (below today's low and a psychological round number)

  • Confidence Level: Moderate, given the recent upward momentum and supportive technical indicators.

Technical Analysis

  • Trend Analysis: Short-term uptrend as the price has consistently formed higher lows and higher highs.

  • Key Levels:

  • Resistance: $81.62 (today's high)

  • Support: $80.35 (today's low)

Technical Indicators

  • Bollinger Bands: Price is trending towards the upper band, which could act as resistance.

  • Ichimoku Cloud: Price is above the Ichimoku Cloud, suggesting bullish sentiment.

  • ATR: 0.56, which is relatively low, indicating lesser volatility.

  • MACD: Histogram shows positive momentum, and the MACD line is above the signal line, which is bullish.

  • RSI: At 68.69, approaching overbought territory but still has room for upward movement.

Market Sentiment

  • General Sentiment: Bullish, reinforced by the IEA forecast and expected supply deficit.

  • Impact on Specific Asset: Strong market dynamics due to refinery outputs and geopolitical tensions could push oil prices higher.

  • Notable Economic Events: Industrial production data could indirectly influence oil prices through market sentiment and USD strength.


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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 (UKOUSD)

  • Trade Direction: Buy

  • Entry Point: $85.60 (current level, above daily pivot)

  • Take Profit:

  • TP1: $85.90 (near recent high)

  • TP2: $86.20 (just above the recent high, considering continued bullish sentiment)

  • TP3: $86.50 (anticipating potential breakout to new highs)

  • Stop Loss: $84.90 (at daily pivot, provides a technical support level)

  • Confidence Level: Moderate-High, backed by positive technical indicators and market sentiment.

Technical Analysis

  • Trend Analysis: The short-term trend is bullish with the price above the Ichimoku Cloud.

  • Key Levels:

  • Resistance: $85.90 (just above the current price)

  • Support: $84.90 (daily pivot and psychological support level)

Technical Indicators

  • Bollinger Bands: The price is near the upper band, suggesting potential upcoming resistance.

  • Ichimoku Cloud: The price is above the Cloud, indicating bullish sentiment.

  • ATR: 0.575, indicating moderate volatility.

  • MACD: Positive momentum as the MACD line is above the signal line and the histogram is positive.

  • RSI: At 70.13, it is near the overbought territory but still indicative of strong buying interest.

Market Sentiment

  • General Sentiment: Bullish, aligning with recent gains in oil prices and a tightening market.

  • Impact on Specific Asset: Forecasts of increased demand and supply deficits may continue to support bullish trends.

  • Notable Economic Events: Industrial production data and geopolitical tensions could impact prices and market sentiment.

 

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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