What’s Up, What’s Down: Copper Gives a New Buy Signal

Comments for Friday, July 23, 2010

Looking Ahead to Today by Reflecting Back at Thursday’s Price Action


Higher closes Thursday  for copper, silver and gold but slightly lower for platinum. Copper settled sharply higher with its best high and close since May 27th now giving me a BUY SIGNAL with little resistance up to the 34000 area. Gold settled higher while silver closed sharply higher but both have been acting top heavy. Platinum closed slightly lower still in a trading range with15410 and 14890, basis the October contract, the key prices to watch. BUY SIGNAL FOR COPPER. SELL SIGNAL FOR PLATINUM. CALL FOR DETAILS!

Copper Chart

Gold Chart

Silver Chart

Platinum Chart

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