Gold Price Forecast – February 11, 2021

Gold Technical Analysis and Near-Term Outlook

Gold is poised to decline. Today’s move down formed a bearish engulfing line and broke the neckline of an intra-day complex head and shoulders reversal pattern. Furthermore, the decline took out the $1826 equal to target of the wave down from $1856.6 and the 38 percent retracement of the rise from $1784.6. Gold is now positioned to fall to $1812. This is in line with the larger than (1.618) target of the wave down from $1856.6, the 62 percent retracement of the rise from $1784.6, and the complex head and shoulders’ target. Closing below $1812 might initially prove to be a challenge but will clear the way for the next major objectives at $1776 and $1759.

Gold - $5 Kase Bar Chart with Head and Shoulders Reversal Pattern
Gold – $5 Kase Bar Chart with Head and Shoulders Reversal Pattern

Nevertheless, the move down might still prove to be corrective. This has become doubtful given the combination of bearish technical factors today. However, a close above $1843 will call for the $1848.6 swing high to be overcome. This would invalidate the complex head and shoulders and call for a test of key near-term resistance at $1861. Settling above $1861 would shift near-term odds in favor of challenging $1877, which is now split between the 100- and 200-day moving averages. This level is the last level of resistance before a $1901 bullish decision point.

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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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