WoW! Gold's Wall of Worry

By Gary Tanashian

May 8, 2012

Excerpted from this week's newsletter, NFTRH186:

Gold is grinding out a wall of worry that began construction out of a natural unwinding of the momentum that came in during the acute phase of the Euro crisis. More bricks were added weekly by various luminaries calling bearish; the most recent being Buffett’s right hand man, Charlie Munger: “Gold is a great thing to sew into your garments if you’re a Jewish family in Vienna in 1939 but civilized people don’t buy gold – they invest in productive businesses.”

The Munger quote was forwarded by a subscriber as was another piece by an analyst extrapolating George Lindsay’s work to forecast a coming “Thelma & Louise moment” (as in cliff dive) for gold. Add to the list an analyst calling ‘buy’ on US stocks and ‘sell’ on gold (after the Au-SPX ratio has made a long consolidation to support) and the first few minutes of this BNN interview with respected geologist Brent Cook - clip671131 (“we’re going to see some real destruction across the board in the junior sector”) and we can see the makings of some nasty sentiment that is
opposite the over bullish condition we noted was so dangerous last summer. Continue reading "WoW! Gold's Wall of Worry"