Gold Looking For Attention + Trading levels for 11.15.2022
Posted By:- Ilan Levy-Mayer Vice President, Cannon Trading Futures Blog
PPI final this week!
Gold may again be on the March.
By John Thorpe, Senior Broker
Recently we have had a bit of a breakout in the spot gold contract prices traded through our platforms and the CME/Nymex. The contract is a 100 troy oz deliverable contract GCZ22. There are also , smaller sized contracts, Micro’s MGCZ22 10 troy ounces and Mini’s QOZ22 50 troy ounces Financially settled. These contracts offer not only a great day trading tool but also a wonderful way to control an interest in a tangible asset class. Much has been, currently is and will continue to be written about Gold as a hedge during times of uncertainty. How prices will move as an effect of whatever the cause will always be open for debate.
From Executive order 6102 signed in 1933, President Franklin Roosevelt forbid the hoarding of gold coin, bullion and certificates to the initiation of the gold standard from the 1944 Bretton Woods agreement, to Nixon’s “temporary” suspension of the dollar’s convertibility into gold in 1972, Global Governmental policy has often interceded in the convertibility of the U.S. Dollar and the value of gold in the past 100 + years. Wherever the price of gold has been or where it is currently headed, there is no doubt that it remains a valuable asset class of it’s own so it does bear to watch the price closely as it appears to be breaking from a long slumber. In the short run I see Dec 22 and Feb 23 gold prices needing to test lower levels around 1738 1744 respectively, before this market, if a breakout is in the cards, will develop into a true upside breakout and in fact, will test multi year highs. Personally, I believe the fundamentals aren’t quite right for a big move from here, but the technical indicators certainly are screaming “look at me”, for now I will watch and wait.
Daily chart for your review below.
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