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Constructive action for metal bulls

Commentaries & Views

Tuesday’s intraday reversal has so far held up, so this trader is inclined to give bulls the benefit of the doubt that the next move in gold will be a retest of $1,965.

The equivalent move in silver would be a move to the $25.40 area. The resistance at $1,000 in platinum is strong, but bulls seem to be carving out a bottom and a test of $1,035 in the short term would not be surprising.

A word of caution: A firm close under $1,915 opens the door wide open to $1,875. The reality is that choppy markets can and will catch traders off guard, especially if there is a mental commitment to a specific direction.

US equity indices are pointing to a flat open after Wednesday’s pullback, and that weakness looks set to persist today. Sidelined stock bears may soon have a chance to change direction for a rally back to the all-time highs. Conversely, the bear case comes back to life with a close below the February 24 low.

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