Current thoughts 11/22/16

Dollar hit another high today and has been relentless. Will gold fall below $1,200 now? All depends on the data tomorrow and what effect it will have on the dollar.

Wed. we have a ton of important data coming out and the Fed Minutes which should just repeat what was said that they are SERIOUS about raising rates in December. Ok, we know that already. But the more the dollar goes higher, the less likely that will be. Could be a huge boost for gold if the Fed disappointed. What are the odds? Do they look stupid not raising all year when they said a year ago they would 3 or 4 times? Or look stupid doing it when the dollar is already pricing in the raise?

We could have multiple moves in the market so be light on your feet and quicker with profits before or after each report. Conservative traders may just want to start prepping the turkey early.

8:30 Core Durable Goods Orders (MoM) (Oct)

8:30 Initial Jobless Claims

9:45 Manufacturing PMI (Nov)

10:00 Michigan Consumer Expectations and Sentiment

10:00 New Home Sales (Oct)

10:30 Cushing Crude Oil Inventories

12:00 Natural Gas Storage

1:00 U.S. Baker Hughes Oil Rig Count

2:00 FOMC Meeting Minutes

Precious Metals and Mining Stocks

Miners played games with us today and we traded them well, exiting the early trade and flat on the last trade with JDST and DUST. We will take stabs now and then but have to admit when wrong and get out if patterns change with little damage. Not enough time to chase JNUG higher at end of day. See what tomorrow brings and let the dollar be your key with all that data coming out.

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