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Buy Platinum: Sell Gold – pairs trade update

On 21 November, I posted a blog outlining some thoughts on the possibility of platinum outperforming gold. The entry strategy discussed was triggered in late January. In recent days platinum broke above resistance and last night, jumped sharply. I thought now might be the time for a follow … Continue reading

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End of The Year Gold Price

In the financial community I have found that one of the most effective ways to start a fight is to discuss the outlook for gold. Possibly because there are so many sub-arguments that it can lead into. Fed good. Fed … Continue reading

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Gold and Platinum

The Platinum price has recently been at its lowest level compared to Gold in over 16 years. This looks like an opportunity for pairs traders prepared to “stalk” this trade and keep an eye on the relationship between these metals.

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Gold chart – the case for a bullish outlook

With President Obama’s re-election, it’s likely that quantitative easing will remain in place until such time as US economic growth gets considerably stronger. Given the expected drag on growth from efforts to reduce the government deficit, the label QE infinity seems appropriate for quite … Continue reading

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Buying the dips in gold? This may help your timing.

In recent days I have seen more arguments in favour of the USD despite the latest round of quantitative easing. At the same time there has been some ground given up in the gold price as momentum unwinds from a … Continue reading

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Gold and AUD bounce highlighting underlying demand

This morning looking at market reports you would be forgiven for thinking that the sky had fallen in. Even scratching the surface shows that all of the negativity is founded on exactly the same negatives that were around last week. … Continue reading

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The week ahead – some charts to get traders started.

Life is all about learning new things. According to Jack Welch you can just ignore the economic figures that don’t sit well with your political leanings as was the case when the former GE boss suggested the White House manipulated … Continue reading

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Euro losing …. the race to the bottom

Coming into the final turn the USD has streaked ahead and has a 3 length lead over the Euro with gold bringing up the tail in the race to the bottom. Odd as this is I can hardly remember the … Continue reading

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Gold – Time to sell?

Gold closed up $35 when the Fed announced QE 3 last Thursday but has struggled to gain traction since. It is also parked at a significant resistance level. This sideways movement is now showing up as potential divergence in momentum indicators.   While I believe there … Continue reading

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Gold leads the way again – What our most profitable clients traded last week

With the announcement of a new series of quantitative easing in the US the dollar index has fallen aggressively. On the other side of the equation has been price of gold (amongst several other instruments in the commodity space) which … Continue reading

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