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Higher Highs Ahead For Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS)

|Includes: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)

August 21, 2012 (By Frank Kollar)

Back in early August, our stock timing strategy added Goldman Sachs Group (NYSE: GS) as a buy and has since been following it in the stock timing strategy.

There were several reasons for the buy signal. Goldman Sachs, after a steep correction from its 2012 trading g highs, had just finished making a very well defined triple bottom (using a daily chart).

That bottom was at $90 a share which similarly stopped the 2011 full year decline.

Since reversing higher, Goldman Sachs has added over 16%. The odds of higher highs and continued gains are excellent.

Note that on Monday, August 20th, Goldman Sachs broke above its 200-day moving average after having stalled just below this level for two weeks.

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Goldman Sachs has initial resistance at the 50% retracement level for the entire March to June decline. This is at $109.32.

A close above $109.32 would forecast a run to the next resistance at $113.77, the 61.8% retracement level. After that, we would be looking for a test of the 2012 highs at $129 a share.

The ( Stock Timing Strategy holds a position in Goldman Sachs.

Disclosure: I am long GS.