We're divining the technical signs to find places to jump into VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF and Walt Disney Co.
All stocks related to global economic growth, especially China, will get hit as expected demand is perceived to be hit.
Surprises in the political arena and in corporate profitability are my most important deviations from the consensus.
The yellow metal's daily chart can be characterized in two different ways, both foreshadowing higher prices ahead.
The group is in position to set up for another run.
Investors should be paying close attention to the U.S. dollar index and its 100-week moving average.
Apparently, unless the Iranian military simply does not train on their weapons, which I do not believe, the exercise was one of saving face... for now.
There are 2 trades now, depending on how you see the Iran conflict playing out.
Could gold prices could soar to $2,000 an ounce?
Interestingly, the spike in gold prices was indeed mimicked by a simultaneous spike in Bitcoin prices versus the U.S. dollar.
You asked for it, so here it is: This is where to put your money if the conflict with Iran gets out of control.
They are not an investment, per se. They are a hedge against the unknown, the uncertain.
We're certainly seeing day-to-day volatility early in the month, but I'll be interested to see how the longer-term picture looks at the end of the month.
The market for gold already was in a bullish position before the U.S. airstrike that killed a key Iranian general and could head even higher from here.
2020 will likely present a host of different and (likely) more formidable challenges for investors and traders than were confronted in 2019.
The broad but tech heavy Nasdaq is now 35% higher year to date, which is indeed impressive though certainly somewhat misleading.
Last Christmas Eve was an aberration.
It would be nice to think that perhaps Boeing might be on the right track, but we might be talking about trying to steer an iceberg here.
Much of the action right now is positioning and tax moves that have little to do with fundamentals or technical conditions.
The junior gold miners provide traders with the biggest bang for their buck in terms of movement and volatility.
There seem to be more calls recently that a major uptrend will begin soon.
Will President Trump's administration move ahead with plans to turn up the heat on China in such a way that U.S. consumers for the first time share some of that pain?
Let's check out the charts and indicators.
A close look at the large gold miner as well as GLD, the gold ETF.
The big gains in commodities stocks come to those who jump in when commodity prices are down and forming a bottom, or in the early stages of an uptrend.
Quite a few loud bears are predicting downside but that seems to work as a contrary indicator.
Check out the potential plays for the yellow metal and the technology-oriented index.
Caution when reacting to Brexit's 'News of the Day'.
If there is indeed a global credit crunch on the horizon, sovereign bonds are the only safe haven.
Let's see what we can learn about the future price direction of these commodities.