Current Thoughts 5/4/2017

In yesterday’s Current Thoughts I posed the question “Is there one more leg down in gold.” we got that today and now we have two issues on our hand.

The first issue is a bad one. If the Unemployment data comes in good tomorrow, it should push metals even lower.

The second issues is a good one. The dollar broke to a lower low today, but it didn’t get gold to rise but to $1,230 when it broke 98.77 and then when it broke even lower gold failed to get past that $1,230 mark.

Here is how gold closed.


I do think we are in a bottoming process either way and if the dollar continues lower on Friday or Monday, I think gold will have bottomed. It is possible it bottomed today, but we’ll wait for the data early tomorrow for confirmation if we have a bit lower to fall first before the rebound. Either way, we should be getting close to a bottom. Sales were up today and I use that as a good sign.

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