Gold analysis for July 31, 2015

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Overview:

Since our last analysis, gold has been trading upwards. The price tested the level of $1,103.25. According to the daily time frame, we can observe weak demand and small real body. According to the H1 time frame, a fake breakout of our support level at $1,086.00 is taking place in the background. We can also observe volume spike (buying climax), which is a sign that there is strong buyers on the market The price got back into our trading range between the levels of $1,086.00 and $1,118.00. I placed Fibonacci retracement to find potential resistance levels and got Fibonacci retracement 38.2% at the level of $1,127.00, Fibonacci retracement at 50% at the price of $1,141.00, and Fibonacci retracement 61.8% at the level of $1,157.00.

Daily Fibonacci pivot points:

Resistance levels

R1: 1,095.00

R2: 1,099.00

R3: 1,106.00

Support levels:

S1: 1,083.50

S2: 1,079.30

S3: 1,072.00

Trading recommendations: Be careful when selling gold at this stage since we have a fake breakout in the background.

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USD/CAD intraday technical levels and trading recommendations for July 31, 2015

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Overview:

When bulls pushed the price further above 79.6% Fibonacci level, the market looked quite overbought. That is why, the price failed to hold above 1.2650 - 1.2680 (previous highs) resulting in a formation of successive lower highs (within the depicted consolidation zone) enhancing the bearish side of the market.

Daily fixation below 1.2300 opened a way towards the levels of 1.2000 and 1.1940 (the depicted weekly uptrend).

Bullish support was found around these levels. Successive higher lows were established. Bullish pressure was applied against the resistance levels of 1.2450 and 1.2500 (previous tops).

On the other hand, the previous weekly candlestick came FRANK bullish. That is why, an extensive bullish movement is seen on the chart.

A bullish breakout above the price zone of 1.2770-1.2800 has been executed.

The long-term bullish projection target would be located at the level of 1.3080 if enough bullish support is maintained.

Earlier, signs of a lack of bullish momentum were manifested on the chart. A bearish corrective movement was initiated towards the price levels of 1.2900.

However, recent bearish pressure has been applied since yesterday's candlestick recorded a daily low at 1.1860.

Trade Recommendations:

Traders can wait for a bearish pullback towards the recent breakout zone (1.2800-1.2750) for a valid BUY entry (Breakout level = Recent Support).

Stop Loss should be located below the price level of 1.2700.

T/P levels should be located at 1.2850 and 1.2900.

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