NFP Showdown – Daily Bullion

Bullion Daily

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Daily Update

End of the month book squaring took the metal higher to 1178 but price then drive lower

Greece ready to re-negotiate meant no need for safe haven plus the EUR/USD is under pressure from a strong dollar

Pre NFP often have gold bulls running to the hills but

Sellers could continue to drive market lower but the longer it takes then a potential short squeeze is due

A retest at 1150 – 1160 cannot be rule out here but look to swing long with tight stop

Upside remain capped and only a break above 1200 will help alleviate the selling pressure

The gartley pattern could still work with a target of 1240

Daily Update

As long as price managed to find support above 15.40 then it could have a corrective rally

We have a daily cross below the lower Bollinger band and more often than not, we see a small reversal

Break below and we will only have support at 14.50 levels

Short term expectation is for further weakness but if sellers fail to push lower then expect a squeeze

Lower time frame could potentially create a bear flag but price action has traded out of the downtrend channel. A double bottom support is the short term line in the sand and only a close below will allow the bears to take prices lower. We continue to monitor weekly chart on Platinum as well as there is a hint of a potential reversal (albeit a corrective rally).

The short term low at 663.70 is holding on and the bounce could mark a corrective rally. Mind you, the weekly RSI is oversold and it is attempting to rise a tad higher. Despite that, we will remain cautious on the outlook on Palladium and this pullback could be another opportunity to short.

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