Gold - The 2020 Gold Rush Is Temporarily Over

Aug. 13, 2020 11:11 AM ETBTC-USD, GLD, PHYS, XAUUSD:CUR, PHYS:CA23 Comments
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Summary

  • Since the corona low Gold gained US$625!
  • But Gold had become extremely overbought and overextended.
  • A clear reversal and a first deep pullback point to a multi-week correction.
  • Next realistic price targets are waiting at US$1,800 and US$1,725.
  • Next real buying opportunity expected to arrive in November or December.

Gold had an unbelievable run over the last few weeks and rushed towards new all-time highs at US$2,075. By clearly outbidding the old high of US$1,920 gold is officially back in a bull-market! However, the move over the last few months had become extremely overextended and Gold started the new trading week with a string reversal and a fast and deep pullback

Review

Since the last significant low at US$1,670 on 5th of June 2020, gold spot prices (XAUUSD:CUR) as well as the SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) and the Sprott Physical Gold Trust (PHYS) have all been able to put on a brilliant performance over the last two months as gold prices have risen by over US$400! Initially, the gold train hesitated to set off on its journey following the weeks of this tenacious sideways phase in April and May.

However, with the sustained breakout above US$1,800, gold bulls became unstoppable. Within three weeks, the price for one troy ounce of gold exploded by over US$270 higher! And this is despite the fact that gold had been already rising from US$1,160 since August 2018 (i.e. for almost two years).

Consequently, there have been new all-time highs almost daily. The former all-time high at US$1,920 was not a hurdle at all. Nor did the psychological round resistance number of US$2,000 show any impact. Instead, the gold bulls drove the prices directly into unknown technical terrain and have so far pushed prices up to a record high of US$2,075.

Silver prices also trumped on a very large scale, reaching the highest level since March 2013 at last Friday's high of US$29.86. This meant that the price for one troy ounce of silver has been risen by a sensational 144.5% since the "corona low" in mid of March.

Last Friday, following another record

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Florian Grummes is an independent financial analyst, advisor, consultant, trader & investor as well as an international speaker with more than 25 years of experience in financial markets. Via Midas Touch Consulting he is publishing weekly gold, silver, bitcoin & cryptocurrency analysis for his numerous international readers. Florian is well known for combining technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis into one often accurate conclusion about the markets. www.midastouch-consulting.com

Disclosure: I am/we are long PHYSICAL PRECIOUS METALS. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it. I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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