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   “¢   The precious metal extended its sideways consolidative price action for the fourth consecutive session on Tuesday, forming a rectangle on hourly charts.

   “¢   A rectangle is a continuation pattern that forms as a trading range during a pause in the trend but sometimes also marks significant trend bottoms/tops.  

   “¢   However, given that the overnight attempted bounce was sold into near 100-hour EMA, the formation might still be categorized as a bearish continuation.  

   “¢   Moreover, technical indicators on hourly/daily charts remained well within the bearish territory and further add credence to the negative outlook.

   “¢   A decisive break through the rectangle support, coinciding with 50% Fibo. level of the $1196-$1347 up-move will reinforce the bearish bias and open room for further downside.

Gold 1-hourly chart