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 April contract settled last Friday in New York at 1,302 while currently trading at 1,310 up about $8 for the trading week. Prices reacted positively off of the Federal Reserve statement that they will not raise interest rates for the rest of 2019 which is a fundamental bullish factor towards gold and the precious metals as a whole. Gold prices held major support a couple of weeks back at the 1,280 level as I still believe we will break the February 20th high of 1,349 in the coming weeks ahead. The Federal Reserve stated that there would be no more interest rates hikes in the near future as that is bullish commodities and stock prices in general as I see no reason to be short gold at these relatively inexpensive prices. Gold futures are trading above their 20 and 100-day moving average as the trend is slightly higher as I will be looking at a bullish position if prices hit a four week high in next weeks trade as the chart structure is improving daily due to the low volatility. The U.S. dollar has sold off of recent highs as lower interest rates in the United States means a weak dollar which is also bullish gold.
CHART STRUCTURE: IMPROVING
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