‘Nothing New Under The Sun’
Remember the ‘Silver Short-Squeeze‘?
How the little guy was finally going to ‘put it to the man’; forcing the SLV, ETF, to admit they don’t have enough physical silver to cover?
How did that work out?
Same as it always has … it was a non-event.
Now, we have a supposed paradigm shift the ‘world’ has yet to fully process.
The ‘paradigm’ link above, promulgates the intended or mistaken notion, there are two sides to world events.
Sorry Charlie, operations at world government level(s) are working in how shall we say, ‘lockstep’?
Nothing is a surprise.
So it is with gold. At least it is at this juncture while always keeping in mind, anything can happen.
Gold, GLD, Weekly Close
The message of the weekly close, is straightforward.
We’re at the danger point. The location where it won’t take much to move price in either direction.
If we really are in a ‘new paradigm’, by definition, gold (GLD) must move to new highs.
If other governments world-wide are shifting to gold-backed currencies, by definition, demand will increase and move prices higher.
Higher by not just a one-day blip of 10 – 20 points or even a hundred … but thousands.
It could happen.
In the longer time frame, that may indeed be the case. However, at this point, we have something else afoot.
The Famine, Cometh
Gold has never been the same since the Derecho of 2020.
In fact, that was the pivot point for both gold and corn which are now, inversely correlated.
Here are just a few recent links concerning the food supply; here, here, here and here.
That last one … what a great way to cover the outcome of this link.
It’s a slow-motion train-wreck that’s obvious to anyone that can see.
Just like there was no ‘new economy’ during the Dot-Com bubble, there’s no ‘new paradigm’, now (not advice, not a recommendation).
The focus remains on what the price action, the market, is saying about itself.
At this juncture, GLD, is at the danger point.
The presence of huge volume during the week of March 11th, suggests a changing of hands from strong to weak.
That in turn, points probability to weak upside (if any) and more likely sideways, or down.
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