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'Calm before the storm'; brace for gold, stock markets 'breakdown' - Chris Vermeulen

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Both stocks and gold are showing technical chart patterns that suggest an imminent correction, said Chris Vermeulen, chief market strategist at

“It feels like the calm before the storm. I think this market, the stock market, is setting up for potentially a pretty big downdraft,” Vermeulen said.

When a sell-off happens in the equities markets, the metals markets usually get dragged down in the short-term, Vermeulen noted.

“I think we could get a wash-out low here in gold and silver over the next weeks or even next couple of months,” he said.

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