Gold prices moved sideways despite a selloff in riskier assets, as stocks headed south on fears of continued COVID-19 spread. The dollar moved higher as risk aversion took hold. Treasury yields took a break from their recent climb, declining as riskier assets dropped. A weaker than expected September New Home Sales report weighed on yields, allowing gold prices to remain buoyed. Gold implied volatility which measures how much options traders believe the price will move remains elevated at 21% well off the highs seen in March near 55, but well off the average in 2019 which was closer to 13%.
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Gold prices consolidated for the second consecutive trading session below resistance near the 10-day moving average at 1,904. Support is seen near the October lows at 1,872. Short-term momentum has whipsawed and turned positive after recently turning negative as the fast stochastic generated a […]
October 27, 2020 (updated October 27, 2020) Published by StockMan