Slope of Hope Blog Posts

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Perspective on the Long-Term Gold CoT

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Because it’s so important to see this correctly and not pretend we (well, I) know more than we (I) actually do I find it important to look at pictorial representations of history and think about them when I get some quiet time (ha ha ha, like not on Twitter, not reading financial/gold websites and most certainly not watching TeeVee finance and news).

So I am thinking about the Commitments of Traders alignment with respect to the gold price once again. That would be the same CoT that has doggedly hung a poor risk vs. reward sign out over the sector from a sentiment standpoint since the summer.

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Skirting the Line

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After the tumble the market took on Friday and Monday, it isn’t exactly shocking that, with eleven years of “buy the dip” success behind them, the buyers stampeded in to pick up stocks that were – – umm – -on sale. As of this moment, however, all this buy has merely mended the hole where that price gap used to be. The NQ has pushed past its own price gap a skosh, but the ES is scraping along that line still.

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