Precious metals are in a downtrend. There is no question in my mind that prices have been heading lower, not higher. We had a beautiful counter-trend rally in the first half of last year and we took full advantage of that from the long side. But our upside objectives were hit in the Summer. Since then it’s either been a short or neutral in terms of positioning. At this point we want to continue with this approach and mindset within this group of securities – both the stocks and commodities. Long positions here make little sense to me from any sort of intermediate-term horizon.
Chartered Market Technician and author of The Daily Gold, Jordan Roy-Byrne invited me on his Daily Gold Podcast last week. We discuss both the short-term and longer-term implications of the behavior of the metals market lately. This is the Gold post he references throughout the interview.
Here is the Audio in full: