Gold breaks support at $1600/ounce

Spot Gold broke its long-term rising trendline and support at $1600, warning of a primary down-trend. Reversal of 63-day Twiggs Momentum below zero strengthens the signal. Failure of primary support at $1500 would confirm, offering a target of $1200*. Recovery above $1600 would indicate all bets are off.

Spot Gold

* Target calculation: 1500 – (1800 – 1500) = 1200

The Gold Bugs Index, representing un-hedged gold stocks, has been suggesting a gold down-trend for some time.

Gold Bugs Index

The Dollar Index broke through resistance at 80 on the weekly chart and a 63-day Twiggs Momentum trough above zero indicates another rally. Expect a test of 82 in the next few weeks, mirrored by a weakening gold price.

US Dollar Index Weekly Chart

* Target calculation: 82 + ( 82 – 78 ) = 86

5 thoughts on “Gold breaks support at $1600/ounce

  1. phillip ross hammond says:

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  2. Colin, I have been tracking the ticker $GLD for some time on illustrating charts and the price action. I predicted that $GLD would break the trend line and head lower last week. I have been saying to sell the ticker since it was $175 area months ago. Your chart above shows the exact same trend line. I want to thank you for conformation and validation of my TA and of my charts.
    Thank you

  3. kun says:

    What do you mean by “Recovery above $1600 would indicate all bets are off.” ? Do you mean if gold price is back to $1600 the primary uptrend will continue ?

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