The tweets giveth, and the tweets taketh away. Once again, we are in a situation where a single rumor (delays on car tariffs for EU for 6 months) rocketed the ES almost 50 points from its low.(more…)
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Recent price action has broken the triangle pattern on the gold bugs index:(more…)
After an interesting week and to allow more focus on charting the miners this weekend, we again offload much of the NFTRH Precious Metals segment’s content to the public site. The following is (hopefully) going to be long on charts and relatively short on words (sighs of relief palpable…).
HUI/Gold Ratio is intact to its higher lows from September. This was a logical bounce point for gold stocks. HGR needs to promptly take back the SMA 200, however.(more…)
Before the promotional corners of the gold community start with the conspiracies, excuse making and general placing of blame everywhere but where it belongs, let’s simply note that this correction was indicated (by sentiment) as far back as February 22nd. On that day I made a post quoting three anonymous sources within the community, firing up the troops to be hyper bullish… as in a gold price of $1400 promptly before a “parabolic slingshot” on the way to $3000 off of a “gargantuan pattern” (that had not even appeared yet and was but a figment of a fertile imagination).(more…)
Eight years from the peak, and still just wheezing:(more…)
For the moment, it looks like silver and gold have managed to stay above their support levels. I’ve tinted in green below that level which has been successfully challenged four times already. Everything above the green looks like a small reversal pattern, but if the gold bugs can get a rally past $124, that becomes a moot point.(more…)