Gold Fundamental Analysis October 22, 2012 Forecast

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Gold Fundamental Analysis October 22, 2012 Forecast

Gold Fundamental Analysis October 22, 2012 Forecast

Analysis and Recommendations:

Gold declined today, to trade at 1735.65. EU leaders committed to establishing a euro-area bank supervisor by year-end, leaving the door open for supplying direct aid to Spanish banks. The EU must now agree on the structure that makes the ECB (European Central Bank) the main supervisor by January 1st. This new system was created to break the link between banks and governments at the root of the zone’s financial crisis and will roll out in the next year and expect to cover all 6,000 eurozone banks by January 2014. Investor risk aversion increased after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it’s an open question whether European policy makers can meet the deadline they’d set hours earlier to establish a euro-area bank supervisor by year-end. Merkel spoke after a two-day European Union summit in Brussels wrapped up today.

But the lack of action concerning ongoing debt problems with Spain and Greece left traders worried. Spanish Prime Minister Rajoy commented after the Summit, that he has not decided as of yet to request a bailout from the ESM.

The firmer U.S. dollar index is another negative for the precious metals Friday. Some fresh technical selling has emerged as both gold and silver have hit six-week lows, have pushed below key near-term technical support levels on the charts, 

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Economic Data October 19, 2012 actual v. forecast

Date

 

Currency

 

 

Event

Actual

 

Forecast

 

Previous

 

 

Oct. 19

 

JPY

 

 

BoJ Governor Shirakawa Speaks 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAD

 

 

Core CPI (MoM) 

0.2%

 

0.4% 

 

0.3% 

 

 

 

 

CAD

 

 

CPI (MoM) 

0.2%

 

0.3% 

 

0.2% 

 

 

 

 

CAD

 

 

CPI (YoY) 

1.2%

 

1.0% 

 

1.2% 

 

 

 

 

USD

 

 

Existing Home Sales 

4.75M

 

4.75M 

 

4.83M 

   

 

Upcoming Economic Events that affect the CHF, EUR, GBP and USD

Date

Time

Currency

Event

Forecast

Previous

Oct. 24

07:58

EUR

French Manufacturing PMI 

 

42.7 

 

08:28

EUR

German Manufacturing PMI 

 

47.4 

 

09:00

EUR

German Ifo Business Climate Index 

101.0 

101.4 

 

09:00

EUR

German Current Assessment 

 

110.3 

 

09:00

EUR

German Business Expectations 

 

93.2 

 

11:00

GBP

CBI Industrial Trends Orders 

 

-8 

Government Bond Auction

Date Time Country 

Oct 22 09:10 Norway 

Oct 23 08:30 Spain 

Oct 23 14:30 UK 

Oct 23 17:00 US 

Oct 24 09:10 Sweden 

Oct 24 09:30 Germany 

Oct 24 14:30 Sweden 

Oct 24 15:30 Italy  

Oct 24 16:30 US 

Oct 25 00:30 Japan 

Oct 25 09:10 Sweden 

Oct 25 15:30 Italy  

Oct 25 17:00 US 

Oct 26 09:10 Italy

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