GDX managed to hurdle over a resistance line that I thought would give it some serious pause. There are two charts below – one zoomed out and one zoomed in with a relatively more recent trend line. (more…)
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Before I get going describing my thought experiments, I feel I should admit to a couple of failures. In earlier posts, I had made the claims that GDX would not fall below $26.31 and that gold would not trade below ~$1250. I was wrong on both counts, so please take my musings below with a nice pinch of salt. (more…)
SP500: Trading Range Before The Plunge?
Until the analogy with 2011 is invalidated, I’m going to operate under the assumption that we still have ahead of us a high-volume hammer candle on the weekly chart. I’ve marked up a few things in the SPY chart below as guidance on what we may expect: (more…)
S and P Prediction: Dancing With Mrs. Consolidation Before The Plunge
GLD: Thou Shalt Not Bounce (Yet)
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GLD. That gold and the dollar are inversely correlated has been known and is supported by economic theory (bleh…ghey?). Below is a bar chart of GLD, with the $USD in black. I drew a purple line at the bottom end of the volume pole, falling through which could be achieved readily. The blue line is an interesting trend on the dollar that I chanced upon. (more…)