We've asked Michael Seery of SEERYFUTURES.COM to give our INO readers a weekly recap of the Futures market. He has been Senior Analyst for close to 15 years and has extensive knowledge of all of the commodity and option markets.
Michael frequently appears on multiple business networks including Bloomberg news, Fox Business, CNBC Worldwide, CNN Business, and Bloomberg TV. He is also a guest on First Business, which is a national and internationally syndicated business show.
Gold futures in the June contract are trading below their 20 day but barely over their 100 day moving average continuing its sideways pattern settling last Friday in New York at $1,204 an ounce while currently trading at the identical price unchanged for the trading week as the chart structure is starting to improve on a daily basis as prices have gone nowhere in recent weeks. The U.S dollar was down over 200 points for the trading week helping support the precious metals but the real breakout does not occur until prices break above $1,225 or on the downside around $1,180 as I do think a breakout is in the cards. The S&P 500 is down 25 points this Friday afternoon which generally sends money back into the precious metals, however in the old days gold would have reacted much more bullish than today’s trading action which has to be concerning if you are bullish as this market remains weak with no trend in sight so avoid as I want to look at other markets that are beginning to trend as choppy markets are extremely difficult to trade successfully. [Read more...]