Tag Archives: platinum

Platinum to Gold Ratio

On 7 February I posted a discussion on a buy platinum/sell gold pairs trade strategy. This was based on a tight supply situation in platinum with entry triggered by a set up in the ratio chart. So far so good.  The ratio between platinum and gold has … Continue reading

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Platinum – breakout strategy

While platinum fell heavily during last month’s “flash crash” it bounced off medium term trend line support, unlike gold which smashed below its support. Holding this long term support, could favour a bullish set up if platinum breaks out of the current range … Continue reading

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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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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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QE3 and precious metals – updated entry strategy

Precious metals pushed a little higher last night but this did not change the basic sell setup I reviewed yesterday for gold and platinum. The setup is yet to be triggered and we still have potential for the 5th and possibly final swing in the recent uptrend to end at a … Continue reading

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Qe3 bullish or bearish? Implications for gold ….. and a platinum setup

This post has 2 themes: Looking for chart set ups that have good reward: risk opportunities before a major news event. A view that the potential for a decent market move after Thursday’s Federal Reserve meeting probably depends more on the type and size of any easing than on whether they ease this month or a bit … Continue reading

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Platinum – Profit Alert

I posted a blog on a platinum triangle back on 27 July. After drifting (but holding above its support zone) for 3 weeks, this position got moving last night courtesy of a South African mining strike. Last night’s move serves as a reminder … Continue reading

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