Precious Metals and Stocks Poised to Ramp Higher in 2013
Once gold pops over $1,750 per ounce, we should see a rally in all the gold stocks, but especially in the exploration plays.
Since that time, we believe gold has been consolidating in what we term a "wave 4" correction, which is a milder version than some others. This is part and parcel of a 5 wave rally pattern and wave 4 is necessary to cool the engines of overbought sentiment and public love of the metals. These wave 4 patterns can take many forms and shapes, but this one appears to be an irregular ABC Version which we have outlined below on the weekly chart views. The length of period of time is nearing 18 months in total, but the lows in the 1550's were already marking price bottom territories, and now it seems more of a matter of time before we see wave 5 up really take off.
This means that gold and silver exploration stocks are very cheap as well, because the senior producers are seeing their stockpiles whittled away while their grades deteriorate at the same time. Once gold pops over $1750 per ounce we should see a rally in all the gold stocks, but especially in the exploration plays, which are historically undervalued here. Take a look at our GDJX Junior Exploration Stocks (NYSEARCA:GDXJ) chart at the bottom of this article as well. It will need some help to break the downtrend, but again we think the odds are in the savvy investors favor to speculate on a select few in this sector.
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Editor's Note: David Banister is the chief investment strategist and co-founder of ActiveTradingPartners.com, a small-cap portfolio and market advisory service.
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