Gold & silver bulls want to see this ratio heading higher but, since 2011, the opposite has been happening. The large decline…has this key ratio testing important support, where a long-awaited opportunity could be near.
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This chart below looks at the Silver ETF (SLV), Gold ETF (GLD) ratio over the past 10-years.
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.[The chart] below looks Silver Futures over the past 7-years:
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 breaks out at (1), it should attract buyers and push Silver higher.
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Last month and this month the ratio is pushing higher and is now attempting a breakout at (2). A push higher by this ratio is a positive for both Silver and Gold.
A breakout here would “spring” silver much higher, and likely carry gold with it. Precious metals investors need to be watching this ratio here!
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