Saturday, May 01, 2010

Gold | Gold Miner Stocks (by Leisa)

As the world wrangles with trying to determine what is "safe", gold is yet again in the spotlight. I don't plan to tell you what I think that gold is going to do...but it is worth noting that the USD is up and gold is up. That says much.

I do plan to help you scout for some opportunities. Let's take a look at the chart of gold with an integral window of the metal divided by the gold miner sector. As you can see the ratio is sloping downward: miners are performing better than the metal.

And, for your reading enjoyment, I prepared a chart book of the miners for you. It is in weekly format, so that you can see a longer term view. You can download it here . Some of these names (see SA for example) are extended, so prudent trade strategies (e.g. do not chase) are warranted.

Positions: No stocks mentioned, but author is long GBG.

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