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The Best Buy & Sell Timing in Gold Bull Markets to Optimize Gains

Gold bull markets offer outstanding opportunities for traders to grow their wealth. These bulls consist of series of alternating uplegs and corrections. Naturally the best times to buy low within ongoing bulls are right after corrections when major new uplegs are being born. Understanding how gold bull market uplegs play out leads to superior gains.

The Self-Limiting Shorting Attacks in Gold Futures Nearing Exhaustion

Every single gold futures contract sold short, has to be closed by buying an offsetting long contract. Thus gold futures shorting attacks are self-limiting. Gold futures shorting attacks are designed to manipulate herd psychology to unleash cascading selling. While depressing over the short term, this selling is actually quite bullish.

Paper Gold Trading Market Continues To Depress Physical Gold Prices

The total amount of paper gold trading done in 2016 equaled 243,000 metric tons. This is 233 times the amount of paper gold traded for each ounce of physical gold purchased. Also 76 times higher than the 103 million oz of world gold mine supply. What would happen to the physical gold prices if traders purchased physical gold instead of the millions of contracts traded on the exchanges.

Gold Futures Speculators Missed the Boat - What Happens When They Begin Buying?

Distracted by extreme Trumphoria market distortions, futures speculators have totally missed this gold boat. They won’t stay on the sidelines for long though as gold keeps powering higher. They will rush to get properly positioned for more gold upside. All that coming buying will feed on itself and really accelerate gold’s new upleg, catapulting gold prices much higher.

LME Hands Gold Banks License to Print Money

Since the US government has essentially declared it wants exchanges to be the depositories for risk instead of Banks, the Banks are going to start buying exchanges. The banks are creating a new vehicle to capture lost business, this one is in Gold. And its goal is to get in the middle of every Gold deal being bought in the East.

Brutal Gold Futures Selling Seems to be Exhausting Itself

Nearly 2/3rds of long-side gold futures buying fueling 2016’s gold bull has been reversed! Thankfully this extreme gold futures selling looks wildly overdone. This supply of paper gold is very finite. And once all the weak-handed traders susceptible to being scared into selling low have largely exited, this extreme futures selling will dry up. Odds are this gold futures selling is exhausting itself.

Renewed Buying in Gold Futures & GLD Shares Fuelling Gold's Next Upleg

With gold futures speculators’ collective bets no longer excessively bullish and holding back gold, that paves the way for major investment buying to resume. Meanwhile American stock investors have resumed heavy buying of GLD shares again, fueling this ETF’s big early-quarter holdings build equalling Q1’16’s massive jump that ignited gold’s young new bull.

Unwinding of Excessive Gold Futures Longs - One of the Best Buying Opportunities

Gold sees major interim tops in bulls and bears alike whenever speculators’ long positions surge up to relatively-high levels. While these elite traders don’t control gold’s long-term trends driven by fundamentals, their collective trading can sure bully gold over the short term. The unwinding of speculators’ excessive gold futures longs offers some of the best mid-bull buying opportunities.

Shorts Savage Gold Futures After a Hawkish Surprise by the Fed

American gold futures speculators just savaged gold again on their historically-wrong and irrational belief that Fed rate hikes will decimate gold. Last week’s surprisingly-hawkish FOMC statement unleashed furious gold futures selling, battering gold back below its new uptrend’s support line. Futures shorting soon reverses, as those positions must soon be covered.

Two Reasons On Why The Fed Is Tapering

Why is the Fed Tapering? Perhaps the Fed understands that a dollar crisis is a bigger crisis than a bank crisis and that its bailout of the banks is undermining the dollar. The question is: will the Fed let the banks go in order to save the dollar?

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