Daily Gold News: Thursday, July 30 – Gold’s Volatility Increase Following Record-Breaking RallyGold is 0.9% lower this morning as it is trading within a short-term consolidation following record-breaking advance.
Gold is 0.9% lower this morning as it is trading within a short-term consolidation following record-breaking advance. What about the other precious metals? Silver gained 0.09% on Wednesday and today it is 3.9% lower. Platinum lost 2.81% and today it is 2.5% lower. Palladium lost 4.41% on Wednesday and today it’s 5.3% lower. So precious metals are retracing some of their recent rally this morning.
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Yesterday’s U.S. Pending Home Sales number release has been slightly better than expected. At 2:00 p.m. we got the FOMC Statement announcement that has led to an increased volatility. Gold went higher before retracing the whole intraday advance.
Today we will get the important U.S. Advance GDP number, among others. The GDP is expected to decline by a stunning 34.5% q/q!
Below you will find our Gold, Silver, and Mining Stocks economic news schedule for the next two trading days:
Thursday, July 30
- 4:00 a.m. Eurozone – German Preliminary GDP q/q, ECB Economic Bulletin
- 5:00 a.m. Eurozone – Unemployment Rate
- 8:30 a.m. U.S. – Advance GDP q/q, Advance GDP Price Index q/q, Unemployment Claims
- 9:00 p.m. China – Manufacturing PMI, Non-Manufacturing PMI
Friday, July 31
- 8:30 a.m. U.S. – Personal Spending m/m, Personal Income m/m, Core PCE Price Index m/m, Employment Cost Index q/q
- 8:30 a.m. Canada – GDP m/m, IPPI m/m, RMPI m/m
- 9:45 a.m. U.S. – Chicago PMI
- 10:00 a.m. U.S. – Revised UoM Consumer Sentiment
What future gold price behavior may be? Let’s take a look at our proprietary Gold True Seasonality for the third quarter of 2020 where we combined the regular seasonality with the effect of the expiration of options and accuracy estimation. The yearly seasonal pattern of the price of gold was calculated using a 18-year-long period from 2002 to 2019 and then adjusted for the expiration of options that we observed between 2009 and 2019.
We can see that gold is usually going higher in August and September. But will the market continue upwards despite some clear technical overbought conditions and a possible uptrend exhaustion?
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