It’s a Jailbreak – Gold is Breaking out. By Todd Horwitz, Bubba Trading


One of the big things we learn as traders and investors is markets never announce themselves. We know that trying to predict outcomes based on news, politics and other outside factors is a fool’s game and the only true way to enter high probability trades is to let the market footprint guide you.

On May 30th after being bearish we identified that the Gold market was changing, and it appeared to be time to start to buy. The footprint indicated that the gold market was no longer interested in going down and buyers were starting to show up. Sure enough over the next six days gold rallied right to our resistance level of 1350 before failing and pulling back a little.

A new footprint was born, and the gold market found a resting area also known as a congestion period. For the last few days we have indicated that Gold was getting to breakout of the range and based on the footprint that move should be higher. This morning gold is breaking out, up 15.00 trading at 1358. It’s a jailbreak which has also given us a new footprint. Support is now 1350 and 1400 is in play as the next major target

Todd Horwitz
Chief Strategist

Financial Markets and Political Commentary


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Todd Horwitz - Author of “Average Joe Options“. Todd began his trading career in 1980 at the CBOE. He was one of the original traders in the OEX & helped start the SPX. He is a member the CME where he trades S&P futures as well as foreign currencies & is a regular contributor to CNBC, Bloomberg, BNN, Fox & many other major news networks.