Thursday, April 29, 2010
Gold | Gold Miner Stocks
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 http://www.box.net/shared/static/ozf2hn1rbz.pdf. 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.