The technicals show a bull case and a bear case.
Three charts indicate upside potential for the downtrodden investment class.
But sit tight until we know what's behind it.
Judging from the Japanese candlestick pattern that goes by the name of 8 to 10 record lows, crude oil could sink further.
Bearish sentiment returns to the energy patch; it makes sense to own gold now.
The FOMC and global uncertainty have investors buying up the metal.
Oil prices will impact loans banks dived into.
Is now the time to play a long game in crude?
And traders should take a look at the Canadian dollar, too.
That might trigger some buying, but the long-term trend is still bearish.

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