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Gold & Silver Trading Alert: Copper’s Breakdown


 -- Published: Wednesday, 12 March 2014 | Print  | Disqus 

Briefly: In our opinion short speculative positions (half) in silver and mining stocks are justified from the risk/reward perspective.

 

There were basically no changes in gold, silver and mining stock charts yesterday, except for gold moving slightly higher on news about increased tensions in Ukraine. Gold’s reaction was once again weak.

 

As a reminder, here’s what we wrote on March 3:

 

Given greater uncertainty and increased geo-political tensions we expect gold to outperform the rest of the precious metals sector in the near future. Technically, as you will see in the following part of today’s alert, the situation deteriorated. Therefore, if the tensions ease, the move lower could be simply bigger – markets would give away the tension-based rally and then move lower just as if this weekend’s events didn’t happen. Consequently, at this time we are not suggesting moving fully back in for the entire precious metals sector. Normally, we would suggest going back in with half of each part of the sector (gold, silver, platinum and mining stocks), but at this time it seems that it would be better to move back fully in with gold and leave the rest out. In this case we are somewhat half-in but are also positioned to utilize gold’s expected outperformance.

 

Since that time gold has been indeed outperforming mining stocks and, especially, silver.

 

In today’s alert we decided to show you two charts that seem most critical as far as determining the outlook for the following weeks is concerned (charts courtesy of http://stockcharts.com):

 

 

Silver moved higher during the session but did so only initially. The rest of the session was largely about canceling the previous move and ultimately silver closed more or less where it had begun the session. Silver’s slight move higher took place on low volume, which is not a bullish sign.

 

 

In today’s alert we would like to draw your attention to one of the markets that is not the part of the precious metal sector, but that has lead the precious metals quite often in the previous years – copper.

 

Copper broke below the rising support line many months ago, but it wasn’t until yesterday that it moved below the 2013 lows. The decline here seems to continue and the downside target is quite far away. Could copper decline so far? Of course – it declined even further in 2008.

 

As you can see on the above chart, the major price moves have taken place simultaneously in copper and the precious metals sector. Copper’s breakdown is therefore a bearish factor for the precious metals sector, which might simply follow copper lower.

 

Technically speaking, there is strong support in the $2.1 - $2.2 range, and if copper declines significantly, that’s where we expect the bottom to form. That’s quite far from where copper is today, so if precious metals are to move similarly to copper, they too might decline quite profoundly.

 

It seems that the precious metals sector will move lower in the coming weeks, but just in case the situation in Ukraine deteriorates, we are keeping half of the long-term investment position in gold.

 

To summarize:

 

Trading capital (our opinion): Short position (half): silver and mining stocks.

 

Stop-loss details:

 

- Silver: $22.60

- GDX ETF: $28.9

 

Long-term capital (our opinion): Half position in gold, no positions in silver, platinum and mining stocks.

Insurance capital (our opinion): Full position

 

Thank you.

 

Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA

Founder, Editor-in-chief

Tools for Effective Gold & Silver Investments - SunshineProfits.com

Tools für Effektives Gold- und Silber-Investment - SunshineProfits.DE

 

 

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Disclaimer

 

All essays, research and information found above represent analyses and opinions of Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA and Sunshine Profits' associates only. As such, it may prove wrong and be a subject to change without notice. Opinions and analyses were based on data available to authors of respective essays at the time of writing. Although the information provided above is based on careful research and sources that are believed to be accurate, Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA and his associates do not guarantee the accuracy or thoroughness of the data or information reported. The opinions published above are neither an offer nor a recommendation to purchase or sell any securities. Mr. Radomski is not a Registered Securities Advisor. By reading Przemyslaw Radomski's, CFA reports you fully agree that he will not be held responsible or liable for any decisions you make regarding any information provided in these reports. Investing, trading and speculation in any financial markets may involve high risk of loss. Przemyslaw Radomski, CFA, Sunshine Profits' employees and affiliates as well as members of their families may have a short or long position in any securities, including those mentioned in any of the reports or essays, and may make additional purchases and/or sales of those securities without notice.

 


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