Stocks and commodities are under pressure from the rising dollar. We have already seen a sizable pullback but there may be more to come in the next few trading sessions. While my negative view on stocks and precious metals will rub gold and silver bugs the wrong way, I just want to point out what is unfolding so everyone sees both sides of the trade. Let’s take a look at some charts and dig right in. Words: 222
So says Chris Vermeulen (www.thegoldandoilguy.com) in edited excerpts from his original article*.
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Overall, the charts are starting to look very negative which the majority of traders/investors around the world are starting to notice…Now that the masses are starting to get nervous and are beginning to sell out of their positions, I am on high alert for a panic washout selling day…when everyone around the world panics at the same time and bails out of their long positions [causing] prices to drop sharply and volume to shoot through the roof.
Hold on tight as this could be a crazy few trading sessions.
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With what is happening with the price of gold these past few days it is imperative to take a look at the long and short of it all (the trends, that is). In doing so it shows that we are still very much in a long-term bull market but in a short-term (yes, short-term) bear market. Let’s take a look at some charts that clearly outline where we are at and where we could well be going. Words: 625
In the long run developments in the financial markets and around the world seem to conspire to whip up a perfect storm for the gold price, taking it up towards $2,000 and further. That new upleg, however, could very well start from a much lower level than now. There are quite a few developments that could easily send the gold price lower in the coming months. Is $1,200 gold in the cards? Words: 739
The chief economist at HSBC Bank, Robin Bew, suggests that the price of gold will correct down to $1,390/ozt by the end of 2012 and to $1,000 per troy ounce by 2013. [Let’s examine Bew’s views more closely.] Words: 731
Gold is in a bull market and, [believe it or not,] so are the gold stocks despite their struggle as a group to outperform gold… but [neither] is anywhere close to a bubble, nor the speculative zeal we saw in 2006-2007. Thus, it begs the question” “What lies ahead and when can we expect the initial stages of a bubble?” To figure this out we first need to get an idea of how long the bull market will last and then where we are now based on various indice analyses. [Below I do just that.] Words: 785