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CPM Trade Signal - April 18, 2022

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Prices as of 10:49 a.m. EDT 18 April 2022 $1,989.30 (Basis the June 2022 Comex Contract).

Recommendation: Buy

Initial Target Price / Range: $2,016 initially, $2,025 and higher probable later

Initial Timeframe: 19 April 2022 to 29 April 2022

CPM’s most recent (13 April) short-term gold price target of $2,000 was breached this morning, with June Comex gold touching $2,003.00.

The Russian war against Ukraine is heating up once more, with Russia continuing to try to draw the United States and NATO into a direct conflict. War conditions are expected to worsen in the weeks ahead, keeping investors interested in gold and upward pressure on gold prices.

Inflation concerns in the United States and elsewhere are contributing to the investor interest in gold and upward pressure on prices. Also, intensifying issues related to the economic, social, and personal consequences of China’s Zero Covid policies and practices are adding to the investor ill-ease overall.

As a result upward pressures are expected to move gold prices higher over the short term.

As is typical and as was seen late last week for a day or so, profit taking is possible at any point, but investors took the dip in prices as a buying opportunity.

CPM has one-month, three-month ranges and eight-quarter quarterly price projections with greater discussion of the factors behind CPM’s analyses provided in CPM’s monthly subscription service, the Precious Metals Advisory.

While short-term trade recommendations provide high risk – high reward opportunities for investors, it is difficult to capture the complex web of factors affecting precious metals prices and the nuanced CPM analyses of these factors that goes into our firm’s price projections. In addition to these short-term outlooks, CPM Group provides clients enhanced trade recommendations that include one and three month price projections, as part of our Retail Investor Program. Contact CPM at for details.


Initial Target Prices and Timeframes are just that: Initial. If CPM does not issue a new Recommendation during or after that time it indicates that CPM is maintain the posture in the most recent Trade Recommendation.

Discretion should be allowed at +/- 0.20% of the price at the time each TR is issued from the target. Recommendations are valid until the target date or a new Trade Recommendation or message is issued by CPM.

CPM’s preferred investment strategies use physical, futures, forwards, and options.

Disclaimer - Past performance is no indication or guarantee of anticipated future profits, and neither Kitco Metals Inc. nor CPM Group can accept any liability or responsibility for any loss suffered as a result of gold price fluctuations. Gold as a commodity is not a specified investment for the purpose of giving advice under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. Therefore this trade recommendation does not give rise to rights to claim compensation under the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. CPM Group is a registered CTA with the U.S. NFA and CFTC. At times the principals and associates of CPM Group may have positions in the precious metals, commodity, and equities markets. CPM Group also manages investment and industrial positions in markets for its clients.

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