Contrary to logic, breadth was strong Thursday, bonds rose, metals were bought and even Walt Disney rose by more than 4%.
The charts suggest we could see a good trading move for the precious metal.
The charts of this rare-earth ETF show a big rise in volume, but also big swings in pricing. Use caution.
Rare earths are surprisingly common, but 90% of production comes from China and the Chinese administration is taking aim at shipments to the United States.
Let's go through the bearish signals one by one.
China's massive spending spree evident in the first quarter is in the past now. Here is what it means.
Lock in profits in mining stocks as demand picks up.
If you have what it takes to deal with the esoteric world of precious metals, palladium, used in everything from jewelry to catalytic converters, may be worth a closer look.
Strength in SA could be an important clue to what gold may do later in 2019.
Strength in Apple and other FANG names are pluses, as are pockets of action in gold mining, cannabis, biotechnology and shipping.