Gold Price Forecast – February 4, 2021

Gold Technical Analysis and Near-Term Outlook

Gold fell as called for after breaking lower out of a flat ascending triangle and took out the $1804.7 swing low. This invalidated the waves up from $1804.7 and has cleared the way for a test of $1779 tomorrow. This is the smaller than (0.618) target of the primary wave down from $1966.8. Therefore, once $1779 is met odds for an eventual decline to this wave’s $1717 equal to (1.00) target will increase to better than even in the coming weeks.

Furthermore, taking out $1779 will call for a move to challenge $1759. This is structurally the most important objective on the chart because it is the smaller than target of the primary wave down from $2107.6. Settling below this will call for a much firmer bearish outlook in the coming weeks and perhaps longer because the equal to target for this wave is $1631.

Gold - $15 Kase Bar Chart
Gold – $15 Kase Bar Chart

With that said, $1779 is currently the most confluent target on the chart. Therefore, from a near-term perspective, once $1779 is met a test of resistance is anticipated. Nevertheless, any move up from $1779 will most likely prove to be corrective of a larger decline and should hold $1817. Key near-term resistance is $1834, a close above which would call for $1856 and possibly higher.

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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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