Tuesday, January 27, 2009


The up move in gold has stalled.

It looks like the $90 barrier for GLD( Spider Gold Trust - Exchange Traded Fund) held a third time since September. The $50 level is likewise formidable resistance for RGLD (Royal Gold Inc.)

Some support on the charts exists at $81 for GLD and at $45 and then $41 for RGLD.

Lets assume these are the current trading ranges. An hypothetical purchase of RGLD at the bottom of this range ($41) in mid December and a sale at year end at $49 would have made a simple 19.5% gain in about a month and a half. Repurchasing it again at $41 in mid January (14th) and selling it yesterday at $49 would have made another 19.5% simple gain, this time in less thana month.

The moral of the story: a little time spent looking at a chart on Stockcharts.com or bigcharts.com will help identify these ranges. It is possible to make a little money in these dire times with simple trades like thie.

DISCLAIMER: this is an illustration. Trading is not suitable for everyone, especially the desperate, and there is a considerable risk of loss, possibly all of the money bet. Get help from a knowledgeable professional, because these current patterns may not repeat and probably wont.
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