Gold/Silver: Two charts you must watch
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It was a busy week for markets, and a downside surprise in CPI on Thursday along with a crypto collapse, was all that was needed to propel markets higher. It will be interesting to see where crypto investors redeploy their capital. Do they keep jumping from one coin to another, or do they finally return to the more traditional safe haven currencies such as Gold and Silver? We will have to wait and see. This week, two charts that stood out are the 10-Year Treasury yields and the U.S. Dollar. It was the combination of these two breakdowns that ignited the markets.
Daily 10-Year Treasury Yield Chart
Daily U.S. Dollar Chart
Coming into Friday's close, we have seen the odds of a 75 bps rate hike in December fade away, and now the market is pricing in an 85% chance of 50 bps. Going into 2023, we are now pricing 25 bps hikes in January and February, which is all the market needs to believe that a pivot is close. Looking at month-to-date performance, Copper sits up 16%, followed by Silver at +13%, Platinum at +11%, and Gold at +7%. To further help you develop a trading plan, I went back through 20 years of my trading strategies to create a Free New "5-Step Technical Analysis Guide to Gold that can easily apply to Silver." The guide will provide you with all the Technical analysis steps to create an actionable plan used as a foundation for entering and exiting the market. You can request yours here: 5-Step Technical Analysis Guide to Gold.
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