Gold Price Forecast – April 2, 2020

Gold rallied today as expected and overcame the $1623 target discussed in yesterday’s update. The move up is now poised to reach $1651. This is the 62 percent retracement of the decline from $1698.0. A close above $1651 would strongly suggest the move down is over. Closing above $1685, the 89 percent retracement and highest the wave up from $1576.0 projects, would confirm the move down is over and clear the way for $1707 and higher.

Gold – $10 Kase Bar Chart

The move down from $1698.0 is forming a bullish flag that will have broken higher upon a close over $1651. Nonetheless, the move up from $1576 is due for a pullback soon, so there is a reasonable chance for a test of support before $1651 is overcome and almost certainly before gold settles above $1685.

Any move down will most likely be corrective and is expected to hold $1616. Key near-term support is $1601, a close below which would call for $1582 and possibly $1567, the latter if which is in line with the flag’s lower trend line.

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Dean Rogers, CMT

Dean Rogers, CMT is the general manager of the Kase Call Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He oversees all of Kase and Company, Inc.’s operations including research and development, marketing, and client support. Dean began his career with Kase in early 2001 as a programmer but has developed into Kase’s senior technical analyst. He writes Kase’s award-winning weekly Crude Oil, Natural Gas, and Metals Commentaries. He is an instructor at Kase's classes and webinars and provides all of the necessary training and support for Kase's hedging models and trading indicators for both retail and institutional traders.

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