Gold took out overhead chart resistance last evening in Asian trade and looked very strong until trading came around into the London session, where selling surfaced taking it back down from its best levels and dropping it into negative territory for the day. Support surfaced just below $1665 level but the market could not get back into positive territory.
Gold is trying to break out to the upside but is being kept in check.
Silver once again flirted with overhead resistance near $32.50, moved through it and them promptly failed to hold onto its gains above that level. It found support just above $31.50, bounced higher and managed to claw its way back above $32. It too is attempting to breach chart resistance and make a break higher.
Both of these precious metals markets are very close to changing the “sell the rally” mentality so it will not take that much to flip the psyche. The fact that the mining shares as evidenced by the HUI are finding buyers at the present time is very helpful.
Other than that, there is really not much more worth saying about them until we get a definitive resumption of the uptrend.