Gold price remains sidelined at the highest level since May 05, making rounds to $2,045-50 during early Thursday, as market players await the Fed’s preferred inflation gauge, namely the US Core PCE Price Index for October. That said, the overbought RSI (14) line and an impending bear cross on the MACD indicator challenge further upside of the XAUUSD within a two-month-old rising wedge bearish chart formation, currently between $2,055 and $1,987. It’s worth noting that an ascending trend line from mid-November, near $2,017, precedes the $2,000 psychological magnet to act as extra downside filters to watch during the quote’s pullback. Above all, the bullion buyers can remain hopeful beyond the 200-SMA, close to $1,978 by the press time.
On the contrary, a clear upside break of the gold price beyond $2,055 will aim for the yearly high surrounding $2,067. It should be observed that the previous yearly high peak of $2,070 and the year 2020 top near $2,075 are additional challenges for the precious metal buyers to watch during the quote’s further upside. Following that, the XAUUSD bulls could quickly aim for the $2,100 round figure. However, the oscillators signal the need for buyers to take a breather before the next leg up, which in turn highlights each resistance.
Apart from the challenging technical details, the recent improvement in the US GDP also hints at firmer US inflation data, which in turn can help the US Dollar recover from the three-month high prod the Gold buyers.