• 151 days Could Crypto Overtake Traditional Investment?
  • 156 days Americans Still Quitting Jobs At Record Pace
  • 158 days FinTech Startups Tapping VC Money for ‘Immigrant Banking’
  • 161 days Is The Dollar Too Strong?
  • 161 days Big Tech Disappoints Investors on Earnings Calls
  • 162 days Fear And Celebration On Twitter as Musk Takes The Reins
  • 164 days China Is Quietly Trying To Distance Itself From Russia
  • 164 days Tech and Internet Giants’ Earnings In Focus After Netflix’s Stinker
  • 168 days Crypto Investors Won Big In 2021
  • 168 days The ‘Metaverse’ Economy Could be Worth $13 Trillion By 2030
  • 169 days Food Prices Are Skyrocketing As Putin’s War Persists
  • 171 days Pentagon Resignations Illustrate Our ‘Commercial’ Defense Dilemma
  • 172 days US Banks Shrug off Nearly $15 Billion In Russian Write-Offs
  • 175 days Cannabis Stocks in Holding Pattern Despite Positive Momentum
  • 176 days Is Musk A Bastion Of Free Speech Or Will His Absolutist Stance Backfire?
  • 176 days Two ETFs That Could Hedge Against Extreme Market Volatility
  • 178 days Are NFTs About To Take Over Gaming?
  • 179 days Europe’s Economy Is On The Brink As Putin’s War Escalates
  • 182 days What’s Causing Inflation In The United States?
  • 183 days Intel Joins Russian Exodus as Chip Shortage Digs In
How The Ultra-Wealthy Are Using Art To Dodge Taxes

How The Ultra-Wealthy Are Using Art To Dodge Taxes

More freeports open around the…

What's Behind The Global EV Sales Slowdown?

What's Behind The Global EV Sales Slowdown?

An economic slowdown in many…

  1. Home
  2. Markets
  3. Other

Precious Points: The Power to Move You

"Risk is clearly to the... downside for gold and silver, even if relatively minor advances are seen intraweek." ~ Precious Points: Still Unstable, April 06, 2008

Tuesday was a good week for commodities, including the precious metals, but any readers of this update should have been skeptical, particularly since the rally in gold was halted exactly at the 5-day and 5-week moving averages! Though a relatively unsophisticated and unglamorous technique amongst the analysts' varied tools, moving averages continue to be incredibly telling in the precious metals.

Support and resistance at the moving averages has so far contained the rallies in gold, but prevented new lows. This situation may be about to change. The wave count in the chart below, showing important support at about 900 and the 38.2% retrace of the move off the recent bottom, is probably the most bullish case for gold from here. More immediately, however, gold faces resistance in the RSI and a MACD kissback, both of which will either break through bullishly or send gold searching for support lower.

The daily chart below reveals a similar situation in silver: resistance in the RSI and at key moving averages, and a kissback in the MACD that can either look very good on a bullish crossover or very bad on a failure.

In contrast, compare the copper chart below, where the technical indicators describe a far more robust and healthy market. The one flaw? Copper closed Friday below the 5-day sma for the first time since mid-March.

TTC will close soon to new membership.

We originally thought we would close the doors to new retail in June or July, but I've decided to move that up closer to May 31, Memorial Day weekend. The opportunity to join the TTC community of traders is slipping away from retail investors. If you're really serious about trading learn more about what TTC has to offer and how to join now.

So, do you want to learn how to trade short term time frames? Would you like access to next week's charts posted in the weekly forum right now? Ten to twenty big picture charts are posted every weekend. If you feel the resources at TTC could help make you a better trader, don't forget that TTC will be closing its doors to new retail members on May 31, 2008. Institutional traders have become a major part of our membership and we're looking forward to making them our focus.

TTC is not like other forums, and if you're a retail trader/investor looking to improve your trading, you've never seen anything like our proprietary targets, indicators, real-time chat, and open educational discussions. But the only way to get in is to join before the lockout starts - once the doors close to retail members, we'll use a waiting list to accept new members from time to time, perhaps as often as quarterly, but only as often as we're able to accommodate them. Don't get locked out later, join now.

Have a profitable and safe week trading, and remember:
"Unbiased Elliott Wave works!"

 

Back to homepage

Leave a comment

Leave a comment