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Gold Aug '20 (GCQ20)

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Gold Futures Market News and Commentary

Precious Metals Settle Higher on a Weak Dollar and Coronavirus Concerns

Aug Comex gold (GCQ20) on Monday closed up +3.5 (+0.20%), and Sep silver (SIU20) closed up +0.260 (+1.42%).

Precious metals prices on Monday settled higher on a weak dollar and on concern that the acceleration of coronavirus infections will force states to maintain at least partial lockdowns. However, a sharp rally in stocks on Monday undercut safe-haven demand for precious metals and took gold prices off of their best levels.

Coronavirus concerns are driving safe-haven demand for precious metals. The U.S. reported that new coronavirus infections on Sunday rose +2% from Saturday to a record 56,000. Confirmed cases of the virus have risen above 11.586 million globally, with deaths exceeding 537,000.

Monday's U.S. economic data was bearish for gold but positive for industrial metals demand and silver prices. The June ISM non-manufacturing index jumped +11.7 to a 4-month high of 57.1, stronger than expectations of +4.8 to 50.2.

European economic data on Mond... Read more

Contract Specifications

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Contract
Gold 100-oz
Contract Size
100 fine troy ounces
Tick Size
0.10 (10 cents) per troy ounce ($10.00 per contract)
Trading Hours
5:00p.m. - 4:00p.m. (Sun-Fri) (RTH 7:20a.m. - 12:30p.m.) (Settles 12:30p.m.) CST
Exchange
COMEX
Point Value
$100
Margin/Maintenance
$9,020/8,200
First Notice Date
07/31/20 (25 days)
Expiration Date
08/27/20 (52 days)

Seasonal Chart

Gold Aug '20
Average Price Chart for 5 Prior Aug Contracts

Commitment of Traders Positions as of Jun 23, 2020

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Commercials - Long / Short
114,410 (+3,488)
401,702 (+32,760)
Non-Commercials - Long / Short
308,459 (+31,064)
56,502 (+3,455)
Producers - Long / Short
17,771 (+10)
111,941 (+6,603)
Swap Dealers - Long / Short
74,444 (-2,314)
267,566 (+20,365)
Managed Money - Long / Short
161,593 (+25,648)
32,078 (+821)
Other Reportables - Long / Short
146,866 (+5,416)
24,424 (+2,634)
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Price Performance

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month
1,680.7 +6.74%
on 06/08/20
1,807.7 -0.76%
on 07/01/20
+111.0 (+6.60%)
since 06/05/20
3-Month
1,668.4 +7.53%
on 04/21/20
1,807.7 -0.76%
on 07/01/20
+111.2 (+6.61%)
since 04/07/20
52-Week
1,430.7 +25.39%
on 07/08/19
1,807.7 -0.76%
on 07/01/20
+364.0 (+25.45%)
since 07/05/19

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Barchart Technical Opinion

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 96% Buy with a Strengthening short term outlook on maintaining the current direction.

Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend.

The market is approaching overbought territory. Be watchful of a trend reversal.

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Key Turning Points

2nd Resistance Point 1,810.4
1st Resistance Point 1,801.9
Last Price 1,795.2
1st Support Level 1,782.1
2nd Support Level 1,770.8

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52-Week High 1,807.7
Last Price 1,795.2
Fibonacci 61.8% 1,663.7
Fibonacci 50% 1,619.2
Fibonacci 38.2% 1,574.7
52-Week Low 1,430.7

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