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Gold Price Forecast – Gold Markets Continue to See Buyers on Dips

By:
Christopher Lewis
Published: Apr 28, 2023, 16:06 GMT+00:00

Gold has dropped a bit during the early hours of Friday, but again finds buyers looking for “cheap gold.”

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Gold Market Technical Analysis

On Friday, gold markets remained indecisive, consolidating around the $2000 level after significant gains over the past few months. The approaching 50-Day EMA could provide support in due time. Dips in the market will continue to offer potential buying opportunities due to the underlying pressure and desire for wealth preservation, with gold serving as an excellent asset for that purpose.

A break below the 50-Day EMA could result in a negative situation, pushing gold down to the $1900 level. The 200-Day EMA is likely at the $1900 level, so there may be considerable noise in the market if gold drops that far.

If gold breaks out to the upside, it could face significant resistance at the $2050 level, potentially leading to a move towards $2100. Anything above that could create a longer-term “buy-and-hold” situation, drawing more momentum to the upside.

It is crucial to pay attention to the US dollar as it can have a negative correlation with gold, although this correlation has broken down recently, making it a complex trade. In the 1980s, both the US dollar and gold rallied, and we may see a similar move next.

Gold markets are expected to be volatile, so it is essential to keep a reasonable position size. Short-term pullbacks offer an opportunity to buy into a position gradually, adding to it as the market goes along, and taking profits once the top of the overall consolidation area is reached. This approach is probably the best way to trade all precious metals currently, given the many situations that could cause major panic in the market. After all, traders are worried about the global slowdown and of course major selloffs in stock indices as a result, and therefore gold offers the ability of wealth preservation.

At the end of the day, gold markets have been consolidating around the $2000 level, with the approaching 50-Day EMA possibly providing support over time. Dips in the market will continue to offer potential buying opportunities, given the underlying pressure and desire for wealth preservation. However, investors must stay informed about several factors, including central bank policies, global economic growth, and political uncertainty, to make informed decisions regarding gold investments and speculation.

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About the Author

Being FXEmpire’s analyst since the early days of the website, Chris has over 20 years of experience across various markets and assets – currencies, indices, and commodities. He is a proprietary trader as well trading institutional accounts.

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