Our proprietary cycle indicator is down.
The gold sector is on a long-term buy signal. Long-term signals can last for months and years and are more suitable for investors holding for long term.
Gold sector is on a short term buy signal. Short term signals can last for days and weeks, and are more suitable for traders.
Speculation favors overall higher gold prices.
Gold stocks relative to gold is at the same oversold level as Dec 2016.
Barrick Gold Corp. (ABX:TSX; ABX:NYSE), a major component in the gold stock indices and ETFs, gapped down on heavy volume on Nov. 30 but closed the day with a doji, suggesting price exhaustion.
A pullback on the dollar is supportive for the metals.
Silver is on a long-term buy signal.
SLV is on a short-term sell signal, and short-term signals can last for days to weeks, more suitable for traders.
Speculation favors overall higher silver prices.
The precious metals sector is on major buy signal. The cycle is down, as the multimonth consolidation continues. COT data is supportive for overall higher metal prices. We are holding gold-related ETFs for long-term gain.
Jack Chan is the editor of simply profits at www.simplyprofits.org, established in 2006. Chan bought his first mining stock, Hoko Exploration, in 1979, and has been active in the markets for the past 37 years. Technical analysis has helped him filter out the noise and focus on the when, and leave the why to the fundamental analysts. His proprietary trading models have enabled him to identify the NASDAQ top in 2000, the new gold bull market in 2001, the stock market top in 2007, and the U.S. dollar bottom in 2011.
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