Metals bulls want to see this ratio heading higher and since 2011, the opposite has been happening. The large decline over the past 7-years has this key ratio testing important support, where a long-awaited opportunity could be near.
The ratio has found line (1) as support a couple of times over the past decade. It hit this support line of late and is now working on a breakout of 7-year falling resistance at (2). Historically when this ratio is moving higher, it is sending a positive message to both Silver and Gold.
Below looks Silver Futures over the past 7-years-
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Silver has been trading in a very narrow range for the past couple of years, as it is forming a narrowing pennant pattern.
It is now testing 2-year and 7-year break out levels at the same time at (1). If Silver breakouts out at (1), it should attract buyers and push Silver higher.
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The SPDR Gold Trust ETF (GLD) closed at $121.34 on Friday, down $-2.04 (-1.65%). Year-to-date, GLD has declined -1.87%, versus a 4.26% rise in the benchmark S&P 500 index during the same period.
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