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Pivot Points Gold Trading Analysis and Pivot Points Gold Trading Signals

This indicator consists of a central pivot which is surrounded by 3 resistance levels below and 3 support levels above.


Initially these points were used by floor traders to analyze and trade the equities and futures gold markets. This indicator is considered to be leading rather than lagging.


Pivots provide a quick way for xauusd traders to analyze the general gold trend of how the xauusd market is going to be moving during the course of the day. A few simple calculations are used to draw the resistance and support levels.


To calculate these points for the coming trading day is the previous day's


  • high,

  • low, and

  • close gold prices are used

The gold trading day closes and this daily closing time is when the indicator is updated.


The 24-hour cycle for this indicator are calculated using a complex formula. The central pivot is then used to calculate the support and resistance levels as follows:


Resistance 3

Resistance 2

Resistance 1


Pivot Point


Support 1

Support 2

Support 3


Pivot Points XAUUSD Indicator



XAUUSD Trading Analysis and Generating XAUUSD Trading Signals


This indicator can be used in different ways to generate xauusd trading signals. The following methods are the most common technical analysis:


Gold Trend Identification Signals

The central pivot is used by xauusd traders to determine the general market gold trend direction. The trades taken will only be in the direction of the xauusd market trend.


  • Buy signal - xauusd price is above the central point

  • Sell signal - xauusd price is below the central point



Gold Price Breakout Signals

Gold Price breakout signals are generated as follows


  • Buy signal- is generated when the xauusd price breaks upwards through the central point.

  • Sell signal- is generated when the xauusd price breaks downwards through the central point.


XAUUSD Price Breakout above Pivot Points XAUUSD Trading Indicator

Gold Price Breakout


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Gold Price Reversal Gold Trading Signal

Gold Price reversals are generated as follows


Buy signal- when xauusd price moves down towards one of the support level, then touches the support or moves slightly through it then quickly reverses and moves upwards.

Sell signal- when xauusd price moves up towards one of the resistance level, then touches the resistance or moves slightly through it then quickly reverses and moves downwards.


XAUUSD Price Reversal XAUUSD Trading Signal Pivot Points Trading

Gold Price Reversal Gold Trading Signal


Setting Stop loss and Limit Profit Values

The central pivot and the other support and resistance levels are used by xauusd traders to determine suitable stop loss and limit profit levels.

Setting Stop loss and Limit Profit Support Resistance Levels in XAUUSD Trading

Setting Stop loss and Limit Profit



If a buy is placed above the central point the Resistance 1 or Resistance 2 can be used to set the take profit level, and the Support 1 can be set as the Stop Loss Gold Trading Order Level for the trade.


To download Pivot points:

https://c.mql5.com/21/9/pro4x_pivot_lines.mq4

Once you download it open it with MQL4 Language Editor, Then Compile it by pressing the Compile Button and it will be added to your MetaTrader 4.



NB: Once you add it to your MetaTrader 4, the indicator has additional lines named Mid Points, to remove these additional lines open MQL4 Language Editor(shortcut keyboard key - press F4), and change line 16 from:

extern bool midpivots = true;

to

extern bool midpivots = false;

Then Press Compile again, and it will then appear as exactly shown on this website.

 

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