Yesterday we talked about how early the Phlx Gold & Silver Index was in this cycle.
This index of 30 precious metal mining companies was the first of the Gold related stock indexes to break out. This was about a month after Gold Futures confirmed a buy signal for us in early October.
But of the “stock” related indexes, we look to the Phlx Gold & Silver Index as a leader. It certainly acts like one.
And do you know how I know it’s not a downtrend?
Look at its components. Each column represents a different moving average ranging from the 5-day all the way to the 250-day. The further to the right the column sits, the longer the smoothing mechanism we used.
Green cells represent when the price of the stocks are above that particular moving average, and each of the 30 stocks are listed on the left side of the table: