Best of the Week
Most Popular
1. Five Charts That Show We Are on the Brink of an Unthinkable Financial Crisis- John_Mauldin
2.Bitcoin Parabolic Mania - Zeal_LLC
3.Bitcoin Doesn’t Exist – 2 - Raul_I_Meijer
4.Best Time / Month of Year to BUY a USED Car is DECEMBER, UK Analysis - Nadeem_Walayat
5.Labour Sheffield City Council Election Panic Could Prompt Suspension of Tree Felling's Private Security - N_Walayat
6.War on Gold Intensifies: It Betrays the Elitists’ Panic and Augurs Their Coming Defeat Part2 - Stewart_Dougherty
7.How High Will Gold Go? - Harry_Dent
8.Bitcoin Doesn’t Exist – Forks and Mad Max - Raul_I_Meijer
9.UK Stagflation Risk As Inflation Hits 3.1% and House Prices Fall - GoldCore
10.New EU Rules For Cross-Border Cash, Gold Bullion Movements - GoldCore
Last 7 days
Crude Oil is Starting 2018 Strong but there's Undeniable Risk to the Downside - 16th Jan 18
SPX, NDX, INDU and RUT Stock Indices all at Resistance Levels - 16th Jan 18
Silver Prices To Surge – JP Morgan Has Acquired A “Massive Quantity of Physical Silver” - 16th Jan 18
Carillion Bankruptcy and the PFI Sector Spiraling Costs Crisis, Amey, G4S, Balfour Beatty, Serco.... - 16th Jan 18
Artificial Intelligence - Extermination of Humanity - 16th Jan 18
Carillion Goes Bust, as Government Refuses to Bailout PFI Contractors Debt and Pensions Liabilities - 15th Jan 18
What Really Happens in Iran?  - 15th Jan 18
Stock Market Near an Intermediate Top? - 15th Jan 18
The Key Economic Indicator You Should Watch in 2018 - 15th Jan 18
London Property Market Crash Looms As Prices Drop To 2 1/2 Year Low - 15th Jan 18
Some Fascinating Stock Market Fibonacci Relationships... - 15th Jan 18
How to Know If This Stock Market Rally Will Continue for Two More Months? - 14th Jan 18
Everything SMIGGLE from Pencil Cases to Water Bottles, Pens and Springs! - 14th Jan 18
Land Rover Discovery Sport Very Bad MPG Fuel Economy! Real Owner's Review - 14th Jan 18
Gold Miners’ Status Updated - 13th Jan 18
Gold And Silver – Review of Annual, Qrtly, Monthly, Weekly Charts. Reality v Sentiment - 13th Jan 18
Gold GLD ETF Update.. Bear Market Reversal Watch - 13th Jan 18
Stock Market Leadership In 2018 To Come From Oil & Gas - 13th Jan 18
Stock Market Primed for a Reversal - 13th Jan 18
Live Trading Webinar: Discover 3 High-Confidence Trade Set-Ups - 13th Jan 18
Optimum Entry Point for Gold and Silver Stocks - 12th Jan 18
Stock Selloffs Great for Gold - 12th Jan 18
These 3 Facts Show Gold Is Set to Surge in 2018 - 12th Jan 18
How China is Locking Up Critical Resources in the US’s Own Backyard - 12th Jan 18
Stock futures are struggling. May reverse Today - 12th Jan 18
Three Surprising Places You See Cryptocurrency - 12th Jan 18
Semi Seconductor Stocks Canary Still Chirping, But He’s Gonna Croak in 2018 - 12th Jan 18
Land Rover Discovery Sport Panoramic Sunroof Questions Answered - 12th Jan 18
Information About Trading With Alpari And Its Advantages - 12th Jan 18
Stock Market Investing 2018 - “I Hope I’m Making a Bad Buy” - 11th Jan 18
S&P 500 Fluctuates As Stock Market May Be Topping, Or Not? - 11th Jan 18
SPECTRE Microprocessor Security Flaw - Big Brother = You - 11th Jan 18
7 Market Forecasts 2018 from the Brightest Financial Minds I Know - 11th Jan 18
It’s Not Enough to Be Contrarian - 11th Jan 18
Stocks That Take One for A Roller Coaster Ride Through the Thick And Thin Of Every Single Investment Made - 11th Jan 18
Police Arrest Tree Protester on Meersbrook Park Road, Sheffield - 10th Jan 18
Stock Market Aggressive Sell Signals - 10th Jan 18
The 2018 Decline in Precious Metals - 10th Jan 18
Gold Hits All-Time Highs Priced In Emerging Market Currencies - 10th Jan 18
TMV : 3X Leveraged Short on US Treasury Bonds - 10th Jan 18
Here are the Key Levels in Gold & Gold Miners - 10th Jan 18

Market Oracle FREE Newsletter

6 Critical Money Making Rules

Gold and Silver Trading Alert: New Important Technical Development

Commodities / Gold and Silver 2017 May 19, 2017 - 10:32 AM GMT

By: P_Radomski_CFA

Commodities

During yesterday’s session, the USD Index plunged once again and so did the general stock market, while gold rallied over $20 and we see a new major technical development that we’ve been expecting to see for some time now. What’s new and what changed?


In yesterday’s intra-day alert, we wrote the following:

So, nothing really changed in silver and miners. It does appear to have changed in gold, but… Only until one actually looks at the gold chart. Gold was the only part of the precious metals market that didn’t move to some kind of strong resistance - until today. On the gold chart that we featured in today’s alert (as well as in the previous ones) you can see a rising red support line based on the December 2016 and March 2017 bottoms. This line was broken in early May and it has never been verified as resistance again, until today. Gold moved practically right to it and stopped. Is the rally over? Now, that gold, silver and mining stocks reached their strong resistance levels it’s certainly likely that this is the case or that it will be the case shortly.

We updated the mentioned rising red resistance line by drawing 2 lines instead – one based on the intra-day lows and the other based on the daily closing prices. Gold moved and closed a little above the lower of the lines (the less significant one; based on the intra-day bottoms) and didn’t break the upper one based on the daily closing prices.

All in all, yesterday’s rally is not a true breakout, but rather a verification of a breakdown.

The above long-term chart helps to put things into proper perspective.

First of all, gold’s upswing remains in tune with the late-2016 decline. Please note that the orange lines represent the pace of the decline based on 2 important tops – each analogy is important and as long as gold remains between these lines or deviates from them in just a minor way, then the 2 declines will remain similar. Based on this analogy gold is likely to move close to its 2015 lows sometime this summer.

Secondly, please note that gold is not only verifying the breakdown below the rising support line (as seen on the previous chart), but also below the 60-week moving average. There was no big move above it (gold remains below it at the moment of writing these words), so the proximity of such an important resistance is a bearish factor.

In yesterday’s alert, we wrote that silver remained below the resistance levels: the March lows and the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level, so technically nothing had changed based on the previous day’s price change. Silver moved above the March lows and the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement only insignificantly and at the moment of writing these words it’s already back below the mentioned levels (at $16.77), so the tiny breakout is already invalidated. Again, nothing really changed technically and the outlook remains bearish.

To be precise, something was indeed seen in the silver market – a daily reversal on significant volume, which is not a bullish factor, but a bearish one.

The same goes for mining stocks. The HUI Index didn’t invalidate the breakdown below the key (upper one, based on the daily closing prices) rising blue resistance line – even though the USD Index declined so significantly and gold rallied $20, and thus the outlook didn’t become more bullish than it had been previously – if any change is to be discussed, then it would be an increase in the bearishness due to the miners’ lack of reaction to the USD’s daily slide.

The interesting thing to watch yesterday was the intra-day performance of gold stocks compared to the price of gold. Mining stocks moved higher along with gold (not rallying as significantly, but still), but when gold gave away only a part of its gains miners reacted by declining more significantly. As gold moved higher – and above the previous intra-day high – miners also moved higher, but not above the previous intra-day high. This action took place a few times and it shows how reluctant mining stocks are to react to positive developments in the gold market.

All in all, even though a lot seems to have happened, quite little changed. So… Why did we title today’s analysis “New Important Technical Development”?

Palladium finally broke below its rising wedge pattern. This breakdown will be confirmed once we see the weekly close below it, but the move is already important as we haven’t seen anything like that so far this year. Big moves in palladium and big moves in the rest of the precious metals sector tend to take place simultaneously and the breakdown below the big wedge pattern (based on almost a year of price moves) is definitely likely to trigger a major decline. Consequently, the implications for the entire precious metals sector are bearish.

Summing up, the outlook for the precious metals market remains bearish and the very weak reaction to the USD’s daily slide serves as a bearish sign even though the latter may appear as something bullish for PMs. Silver’s reversal on big volume and major (unconfirmed, but still) breakdown in the price of palladium serve as additional bearish confirmations.

Thank you.

Sincerely,

Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA

Founder, Editor-in-chief

Tools for Effective Gold & Silver Investments - SunshineProfits.com
Tools für Effektives Gold- und Silber-Investment - SunshineProfits.DE

* * * * *

About Sunshine Profits

Sunshine Profits enables anyone to forecast market changes with a level of accuracy that was once only available to closed-door institutions. It provides free trial access to its best investment tools (including lists of best gold stocks and best silver stocks), proprietary gold & silver indicators, buy & sell signals, weekly newsletter, and more. Seeing is believing.

Disclaimer

All essays, research and information found above represent analyses and opinions of Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA and Sunshine Profits' associates only. As such, it may prove wrong and be a subject to change without notice. Opinions and analyses were based on data available to authors of respective essays at the time of writing. Although the information provided above is based on careful research and sources that are believed to be accurate, Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA and his associates do not guarantee the accuracy or thoroughness of the data or information reported. The opinions published above are neither an offer nor a recommendation to purchase or sell any securities. Mr. Radomski is not a Registered Securities Advisor. By reading Przemyslaw Radomski's, CFA reports you fully agree that he will not be held responsible or liable for any decisions you make regarding any information provided in these reports. Investing, trading and speculation in any financial markets may involve high risk of loss. Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA, Sunshine Profits' employees and affiliates as well as members of their families may have a short or long position in any securities, including those mentioned in any of the reports or essays, and may make additional purchases and/or sales of those securities without notice.

Przemyslaw Radomski Archive

© 2005-2018 http://www.MarketOracle.co.uk - The Market Oracle is a FREE Daily Financial Markets Analysis & Forecasting online publication.


Post Comment

Only logged in users are allowed to post comments. Register/ Log in

6 Critical Money Making Rules