Gold Price Nears Sharp Breakout, Silver Price Needs a Driver
Gold and Silver Prices, Analysis and Charts
- Gold chart highlights a ‘bull pennant’ formation.
- Silver stuck between two technical indicators.
- Gold and silver continue to diverge.
Q3 2019 Gold Forecast and Top Trading Opportunities
Gold Chart Looking Increasing Bullish
The daily gold chart shows a ‘bull pennant’ formation taking shape, with the current consolidation period expected to be followed by further upside movement for the precious metal. Any upside break of this pennant should see gold take out its recent six-year high around $1,440/oz. and head towards $1,500/oz. On the weekly chart there is a gap on the April 8, 2013 candle between $1,495/oz. and $1,540/oz. which bullish traders may look to fill.
Gold Price Daily Chart (October 2018 – July 16, 2019)
Silver Stuck and Struggling
The recent break and close above the 200-day moving average has given silver a short-term boost but the metal remains capped by the 38.2% Fibonacci level at $15.54 and the recent multi-month high print just a couple of cents higher. Silver has also drifted into overbought territory and will need a fresh stimulus to keep the recent upside trend intact. The 200-day moving average at $15.13 should provide reasonably strong initial support.
Silver Price Daily Chart (August 2018 – July 16, 2019)
Gold/Silver Spread Nears a 26-Year Wide
The closely watched gold/silver spread is now nearing levels last seen back in 1993 as gold continues to dominate the space. The February 1993 high around 93.25 is the near-term target and if broken and closed above would leave the all-time high at 100.28 made in February 1991 the next target.
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