Gold Price Forecast – September 3, 2020

Gold Technical Analysis and Near-Term Outlook

Gold is trading in a narrowing range that forms a coil pattern. Coils reflect indecisiveness and are not the most reliable patterns. Even so, they generally break in the direction of the prior move, in this case, down.

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

Today’s decline to $1927.2 challenged the lower trend line of the coil and fulfilled the smaller than (0.618) target of the wave down from $2024.6. This is bearish and suggests that the move down should continue to the $1888 equal to target. This is in line with the smaller than (0.618) target of the primary wave down from $2089.2. Settling below $1888 will call for a more significant decline.

Nevertheless, the move up to $2001.2 earlier in the week fulfilled the smaller than target of the wave up from $1874.2. This wave positive because this wave connects to $2059 and higher. The coil pattern may be building a bullish base, but until gold settles above $2001, the near-term outlook will continue to lean bearish.

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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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