Bob Loukas

Articles by Bob Loukas

Back in early July, I published the view that we needed Just A Little Bit More Gold Price Downside to complete the gold Investor Cycle. All of the indicators and tools we used to spot these turns were firmly in place…and it had become a...
Back in May, I sent followers of this public blog a Gold Cycle Update, outlining how gold had a 75% chance of failing to rally, resulting in an unexpected downturn. And then 3 weeks later, I sent a follow up article (Approach An Endpoint...
Apart from two mini-peaks at recent Daily Cycle (DC) tops, Gold’s current Investor Cycle has traded in a narrow, horizontal range. The Investor Cycle (IC) began with 10 good trading days back in March, but has since moved sideways.
Now that Gold has pushed to a three month high, it’s clear that my bullish read of the Gold tape is at least partially correct. In the face of recent negative price action, I had managed to remain cautiously bullish given Gold’s position...
Yesterday’s FOMC was bullish for most assets, as the FED indicated it was not ready to beginning raising rates. The FED’s ZIRP policy, designed primarily to encourage lending and speculative asset purchases, is clearly here to stay for a...
The Gold market appears to be in reverse gear at present. It’s at fresh 6 week lows with a 2nd Daily Cycle that continues to wind lower, and is showing nothing that’s at all positive. Gold is trading very lethargically, and is...
We finally have some movement within the gold complex. And for a welcomed change, it’s to the upside. It has been dicey lately, as the back and forth daily swings have been unnerving. It’s not common within bear markets to see an asset...
The equity markets are finally seeing action that has even the most hardened bulls running scared. In the past, I’ve been quick to dismiss selling periods – Cycle Lows – as natural regression-to-the-mean events. In a bull market, an...
Everywhere you turn today, gold is again being dismissed as a relic of the past, totally worthless, non-producing, with no place in any modern day portfolio. During the past 3 years, the gold complex has experienced the progressive stages...
Considering that Gold has risen $80 off its low and the precious metals Miners have screamed higher, it's surprising how little bullish cheering we've heard. My discussion forum, Bull & Bear Talk, is very sensitive to Gold, but has...

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