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Breakouts Galore in Gold & Silver

Gold broke-out last week on Brexit while Silver waited a week to join the party. The miners, meanwhile cleared 2014 resistance today. There are breakouts across the board in the precious metals space.   The weekly candle charts of Gold and Silver are plotted in the image below. Gold appears to have digested the Brexit … Continue reading

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2014 Resistance Holding Gold Stocks after Brexit

What a last 24 hours for markets! At one point Gold was up $100/oz, S&P futures were limit down and the British Pound was down over 8%! The volatility has subsided, perhaps temporarily and Gold settled around $1320/oz with Silver settling below key resistance at $18. The miners predictably gapped up but the strength was … Continue reading

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Bull Markets that Follow Epic Bears

The gold mining stocks continue to defy any bearish price action or perceived bearish development. Pundits first warned because of the “bearish” CoT data. The commercials are always right and a big decline is coming! Then we heard the miners were too overbought and would have to correct 20%. (I thought this once or twice!) … Continue reading

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Gold Stocks Retreat at Resistance

Over the past two weeks gold stocks have surged more than 20% as the awful jobs report forced the bears to capitulate. That strong of a move in a brief amount of time will naturally slow or correct. Furthermore, gold stocks touched resistance Friday morning which led to a bearish reversal. While the bullish trend … Continue reading

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Nobody Knows Anything, A Book Review

Nobody Knows Anything: Learn to Ignore the Experts, the Gurus and Other Fools is the latest book written by Bob Moriarty, a former fighter pilot and longtime proprietor of 321Gold, one of oldest and most widely followed gold websites. In the book Bob touches on his own experience both in life and in the markets … Continue reading

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Are Junior Gold Stocks Following 2008-2009 Recovery?

Weeks ago precious metals began a correction amid overbought conditions (in the miners) and very bullish sentiment in the metals. The recent Fed minutes helped accelerate the weakness but it lost steam in recent days. A real stinker of a jobs report completely reversed the thought that the Fed would hike rates in the summer … Continue reading

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Gold Looking Vulnerable While Gold Stocks Correct

Last week we highlighted our gold stocks bull analog chart which showed the gold stocks correcting at least 20% at this point during both the 2008-2009 and 2000-2001 recoveries. We concluded that gold stocks were likely to continue to correct in the days and weeks ahead. While that has played out so far, we should … Continue reading

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Correction or Final Push Higher?

Despite maintaining an overbought condition and despite the recent bearish posture of many sector pundits, the gold stocks have yet to correct more than 11%. Since the end of January the gold stocks have held above their 50-day moving averages, which is often support during a strong trend. If the gold stocks break their lows … Continue reading

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Misreading the CoTs, Again

Nearly two months ago I published a video in which I discussed conventional CoT analysis and the mistake many investors might make assuming Gold and gold stocks would undergo a big correction. The fact is a bull market that follows a nasty bear usually stays very overbought throughout its first year and therefore sentiment indicators … Continue reading

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Gold Stocks: Extended but More Upside Potential

What a move in the gold stocks! The sector has refused to correct for more than a few days at a time. All weakness has been bought as a wall of worry has been built and the sector emerges from a historic low that could be on par with the 1942 low in the stock … Continue reading

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