You know by now that I think gold is above all acommodity, and in a bubble that was more extreme than stocks… a bubble that’s beenbursting since September 2011, but…
Gold and bitcoin are two examples ofbubbles bursting that are NOT following my bubble model as well as most. Both,thus far, are basing out at higher levels than I expected.
Most likely, gold willhead down one more time. That would likely be stimulated by a rise in thedollar again, which has retreated from 107 down to 103 near support while stillclearly in a more bullish trend.
Gold’s strongest support would be at the December 2016 lowaround $1,125. At that point it would be severely oversold. Then we could see abounce back to recent highs of $1,375, and possibly a bit higher to $1,400 orso. That would complete its bear market rally back from $1,150 in December2015. (A while back I warned we would see this rally, despite being bearish ongold.)
This will give investors interested in gold one more chance toprofit by buying near term. Orplaying options, as Lee suggests.
It will give long-term holders of the precious metal one morechance to sell or lighten their gold portfolio before the larger bear markettrend towards $700 or lower resumes.
If gold does head back to around $1,125, prepare for amulti-month move up.
If it instead heads back above $1,230, then you can ride thegold train on its way up for a few months or so.
Harry studied economics in college in the ’70s, but found it vague and inconclusive. He became so disillusioned by the state of the profession that he turned his back on it. Instead, he threw himself into the burgeoning New Science of Finance, which married economic research and market research and encompassed identifying and studying demographic trends, business cycles, consumers’ purchasing power and many, many other trends that empowered him to forecast economic and market changes.
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