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Gold Market Analysis
Technical analysis to forecast future price trends of gold and other precious metals, as well as the US Dollar and the Euro.
I remember well when gold rose from the measly price of $400 to above $700, the excitement was contagious. Then it rose from $700 to $1000 and the excitement was marginal.
It's sure been an awesome year in the stock markets! By this week, the benchmark S&P 500 index (SPX) had soared 62.3% from its despair-laden March low and 21.6% year-to-date.
Commodities so far this week have not changed much. But I can point out a few things for us to watch Thursday and Friday.
The US Federal Reserve continues to talk about their urgent Exit Strategy. My theory is they will be doing mostly talking and almost no doing.
The chart below (courtesy stockcharts.com) is of the Dow Jones Industrial Index divided by the US$ Index
The ultimate key to success in all trading, both long-term investment and short-term speculation, is simple. Buy low, sell high.
In one of the previous essays I've drawn Readers' attention to the fact that gold has now decisively broken above the $1,000 level, a
The heralded end to the Petro-Dollar defacto standard completes the loop, the vicious cycle that will work to destroy the USDollar.
Dow Jones Commodity Index Fund - This index tracks the entire commodity market as a whole. Over the past two years we have seen commodities drop in value substantially.
With gold at all-time highs many investors are worried about buying and rightly so. I think gold will be moving towards the $1,500 level over the next three to six months.
With gold forging glorious new record highs (in nominal terms), traders' interest in this metal's 8-year-old secular bull is ballooning rapidly.
The story hit like a thief in the night, even bearing Biblical proportions.
Commodities have and continue to be a fantastic trading vehicle for those who can stomach volatility.
There are currently serious "wars" being conducted within the boundaries of the USA.
The impending gold breakout has been so long in the making that it has engendered a "we'll believe it when we see it" mentality amongst most market participants.
Gold is behaving well technically and is, thus far, on course to break out to new highs soon.
The incredible resilience the metals are showing caused the oft cited commercials to begin to run for cover.
In Australia (as in many other countries of the world), our Federal Government's reaction to the financial crisis was to distribute money in the form of "gifts". Their intentions were supposedly honorable.
I am of the view that the world craves leadership.
We have been waiting for gold to breakout above the 2008 high for almost 2 years. These charts show we are slowly working our way there.
Debate stirs on whether the financial structure of the USEconomy is broken irreparably.