- US Dollar Upside Bias Favored as Prices Stubbornly Hold Support
- S&P 500 Snaps 3-Day Rally as Prices Stall Ahead of the 1800 Level
- Gold Recoils from Resistance, Crude Oil Slips Below $93.00 Figure
US DOLLAR TECHNICAL ANALYSIS – Prices pulled back to retest resistance-turned-support in the 10550-65 area, marked by the top of a falling channel set from July and a horizontal barrier in play since late September. A break downward initially eyes the November 6 low at 10492. Near-term resistance is at 10653, the 23.6% Fibonacci expansion, with a push above that targeting the 38.2% level at 10839.
S&P 500 TECHNICAL ANALYSIS – Prices pulled back retest resistance-turned-support at 1790.50, 38.2%Fibonacci expansion.Negative RSI divergence warns of ebbing bullish momentum, hinting at the threat of a downward reversal. Breaking below 1790.50 initially exposes the 23.6% Fib at 1771.30. Resistance is now at 1806.10, the 50% expansion.
GOLD TECHNICAL ANALYSIS – Prices recoiled from resistance at 1292.15, marked by the 38.2% Fibonacci expansion and reinforced by a falling trend line set from October 28. A break below support at 1270.67 threatens to overturn a bullish Piercing Line candlestick pattern and expose the 61.8% Fib at 1249.18. Alternatively, a reversal above resistance targets the 23.6% expansion at 1318.73.
CRUDE OIL TECHNICAL ANALYSIS– Prices continue to consolidate the November 14 low 92.49, with positive RSI divergence hinting a bounce may be ahead. Initial resistance is at 95.37, marked by the 14.6% Fibonacci expansion and reinforced by the top of a falling channel set from late August. A break above that initially exposes the 23.6% level at 97.14. Alternatively, a move below 92.49 targets the channel bottom at 90.56.