Bouncy Metals, Weak Markets About To ReverseMonday August 24, 2015 14:18
I was away last weekend so there was no weekend letter but the setup for lower moves in metals failed and we are now moving up to resistance levels I outlined a few weeks ago
Markets were hit extremely hard Thursday and Friday saw the largest down-day we've seen in 4 years.
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We should be seeing some strong bounces in the week ahead and I plan to make some quick, good money so it's a great time to try out my nightly letter.
Gold smoked to the upside by 4.20% this past week as markets were hit hard.
We are now at resistance levels at $1,160, $1,170 and $1,180 so locking in gains from the $1,100 buy area is now prudent.
We should now see some consolidation and see what forms on the charts but I do not think the major low is yet in place which means the dominant trend remains lower.
We are still on track to hit a major low around $1,000 by years end.
Silver gained 0.69% this past week and acted much weaker than gold.
Tuesday saw gold hold well while silver fell and was signalling a drop for the metals, or so I thought, but gold ripped higher and silver is trying to follow but not doing a good job.
Silver and gold are not confirming the strength and that is to be expected with gold at resistance now.
Silver doesn't want to move above $15.50 so look for chop between $15 and $15.50 while gold build out its chart.
Platinum gained 2.79% this past week and is also now look to form some consolidation.
$1,040 is resistance and support sits at $1,020 as well as $1,000 so I'd look for a chop between the two extremes with $1,020 a pivot area.
Palladium lost 2.41% this past week as it remains in the range between $590 and $630.
So, in the week ahead I'm looking for metals to end the run and begin to consolidate while we should see a large bounce in markets and I'm going to look to take advantage of that in a big way, if it comes.
If we continue to fall, I'll continue to sit on the side lines.