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For Once, Gold Actually Holds onto a Gain

| March 20, 2015 | Category: Technicals
For Once, Gold Actually Holds onto a Gain

For once in a rare change, gold futures have actually held onto a gain achieved the previous day. Although they made no upside headway on Thursday, it was something of an achievement for them to have merely stayed aloft. The bullish abc pattern shown has a clear-as-can-be rally target at 1186.70 that has been confirmed by the stall precisely at 1172.70, the ‘p’ midpoint pivot. As always, an easy move through p would imply more upside to D, at least. If bulls are revved up and ready to blast off, they should be able to surpass 1186.70 today without much trouble.

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April Gold Fails to Entice

April Gold Fails to Entice

The 1225.80 ‘buy trigger’ I’d suggested here yesterday went unachieved, sparing us the false encouragement of a bull trap rally that died in the wee hours Monday morning. The subsequent dive exceeded a Hidden Pivot support at 1199.60 (see inset), promising more pain for bulls down to as low as 1176.30 over the near term. The futures were ostensibly a bull trade shortly after midnight Tuesday, but let’s wait for a print at 1225.30, lest we court disappointment.

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