Stocks, oil, and risk currencies gained on Tuesday as the formal go-ahead for US President-elect Joe Biden to begin his transition burnished a November already boosted by Covid-19 vaccines.
Intraday ideas for XAU/USD
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The fundamental picture for gold is positive: the precious metal is a safe haven asset and tends to strengthen during the periods of market uncertainty. Still, its intraday moves can take different directions. After forming a diamond-like top below 1,700, XAU/USD went consolidating between 1,665 (38.2% Fibo of March 9-10 decline; 100- and 50-hour MAs) and 1,642 (200-hour MA). There are also support levels at 1,656 and 1,650. The breakouts of the mentioned levels will determine the short-term dynamic.
Trade ideas for XAU/USD
SELL 1,655.50; TP1 1,650; TP2 1,642.50; SL 1,657
BUY 1,668; TP1 1,672; TP2 1,680; SL 1,666
EUR/USD fell below 1.1850 after reaching 1.1920 on Monday. The pair consolidated after the initial bearish move.
USD/CAD remains within a downtrend. As a result, selling the pair as it turns down from resistance is the best strategy. Support lies at 1.3125.
The mix of economic reports from Canada and the USA will have a huge impact on the pair! Get ready with us!
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