While the silver price moves higher with the gold price during this latest consolidation phase in the bull market for precious metals, Goldmoney’s James Turk expects another violent move higher for the metals, especially the price of silver.
“This move [in the silver price] is going to catch a lot of people by surprise as evidenced by the extremely low sentiment readings,” Turk told King World News, Monday, pointing to the lack of overall enthusiasm in the precious metals market of late, with a relatively steep contango in the silver futures market chain serving to support his thesis. “Those low readings are a clear indication that there is a lot of money on the sidelines that is waiting to jump on board.”
Such low sentiment readings and steep contango prices in the silver futures haven’t been seen since the first quarter of 2010, when problems in the Greek sovereign debt market first emerged. At that time, fears of another Lehman event, this time from Europe, took the DJIA sharply lower from its intermediate post-crash peek of 11,250, down to 9,600, a nearly 15 percent correction in the 30 Industrials……
……“Throughout history, when things have gone wrong, they [central banks] print money … when they print money, you should own silver, you should own rice, you should own real assets,” Rogers said in an interview with CNBC of Nov. 23…..
…..“The first we have already spoken about, namely the bullish flag pattern on the weekly silver chart (above). When silver breaks out to the upside, this flag measures to a target price of around $68 to $70,” Turk explained. “More importantly, the jump out of the flag should happen more quickly than the $18 to $50 move we saw back in 2010 and early 2011, which took about nine months.”
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- James Turk Interview With Eric Sprott On, You Guessed It, Gold (zerohedge.com)