At The Extreme
Gold is at the extreme … again.
It’s also posting a repeating pattern; indicating a short set-up (not advice, not a recommendation).
As presented over a year ago, that set-up is defined as what’s called (in Wyckoff terms), a spring-to-up-thrust.
Meaning, price action has a repeating tendency to go from one trade set-up to another.
We’ll go to the daily chart.
Gold GLD, Daily
The Changing of Hands, is included because as of yet, that (downside) reversal has not been decisively negated.
There’s no downside capitulation volume; indicating we’re on the other side (bullish side) of the current downtrend.
Now gold is at The Danger Point®. The ephemeral place where risk is least; price action can (easily) go either way.
So The Question Is, Which Way?
Here’s one perspective that’s reasonably balanced.
The theory is all about Central Banks … ok, if it works.
From a personal (trading) standpoint, the fundamental approach was abandoned years, if not decades ago.
Moving closer-in on the daily, we have the following.
Price action is struggling at resistance (upper blue line).
As stated in a prior update, if GLD, can’t hold and move above this level, it’s an indicator of potential serious trouble to the downside.
Of course, it goes without saying, the miners, GDX, GDXJ, are at similar danger points.
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