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Chris Vermeulen

Chris Vermeulen

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Chris Vermeulen has been involved in the markets since 1997 and is the founder of Technical Traders Ltd. He is an internationally recognized technical analyst, trader, and author of the book: 7 Steps to Win With Logic

Through years of research, trading and helping individual traders around the world. He learned that many traders have great trading ideas, but they lack one thing, they struggle to execute trades in a systematic way for consistent results. Chris helps educate traders with a three-hour video course that can change your trading results for the better.

His mission is to help his clients boost their trading performance while reducing market exposure and portfolio volatility.

He has also been on the cover of AmalgaTrader Magazine, and featured in Futures Magazine, Gold-Eagle, Safe Haven,The Street, Kitco, Financial Sense, Dick Davis Investment Digest and dozens of other financial websites.

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Gold-to-silver ratio heading lower - setup like 1989-03

(Kitco commentary) - Fear is starting to become an issue. Traders are starting to realize inflation, CPI, PPI, and global currencies are reacting to the sudden policy shift by the US Fed and global central banks. This fear is showing up in the Gold-to-Silver ratio as well.

Fundamental vs. Technical analysis - what's your style?

(Kitco commentary) - In investing and trading, we often hear debates on the merits of fundamental vs. technical analysis. Both aim to improve our probability of a profit. Both methods have their usefulness when correctly applied.

Do Fed rate decisions affect the price patterns for gold?

(Kitco commentary) - Many traders are focused on Gold as price has contracted over the past 5+ weeks, and the $1700 level is being retested. This prompted my team and I to do some research related to the US Federal Reserve’s recent rate increases and how Gold has previously reacted to rising and falling interest rates.

Will U.S. dollar uptrend slow foreign real estate investment in the US?

(Kitco commentary) - International investors interested in buying U.S. real estate are having issues as converting their country's currency into the USD significantly reduces the amount of real estate they can purchase.

Compared to the USD, Auto company stocks are on a summer vacation

(Kitco commentary) - Summer is here, and it’s time for a vacation. But this year, flight schedules are anything but reliable, and that new car for the road trip is probably not available at the local Toyota, Honda, Tesla, General Motors, Ford, etc dealership.

Does selling put options during a market downturn provide a safety net?

(Kitco commentary) - In a significant market downturn, bearish sentiment, if not outright fear, can drive down the share price of good companies rather drastically. When the market is in a sustained selling mood, there can be a substantial disconnect between the long-term fundamentals and the technical price action we see on the chart.

U.S. dollar trending higher as primary global reserve currency

(Kitco commentary) - The U.S. Dollar is one market that continues to stand out as a stronghold for traders and investors. The world's primary reserve currency, the USD, remains solidly above all other major global currencies.

Consumer Confidence Dips Low In The Face Of Inflation

(Kitco commentary) - As the Fed continues to posture future rate increases to battle inflation, recent economic data shows Consumers are in a state of shock as price factors continue to skyrocket. Food, gas, materials, etc have shot up in price over the past 24 months – with no end in sight.

Crude oil breaks downward - rejecting the $120 price level

(Kitco commentary) - The recent downward price trend in Crude Oil may have caught many traders by surprise. Just before the US Fed raised interest rates on June 15, 2022, Crude oil was trading above $120ppb. Less than 5 days later, it collapsed -12% and has continued to trend lower.

Crude oil price and consumer spending - how they are related

(Kitco commentary) - Crude Oil & Gasoline prices have been a hot topic for almost everyone recently. As inflation surges, consumers are feeling the increased pricing pressures from all sides right now.