Right on the Gold Bull Market

 


Chris Vermeulen had been calling for a gold breakout for a number of months. Some FSN Members snarkily doubted his call. However, they’re not doubting him any longer, what with gold breaking resistance and now hovering near $1400 the ounce. Chris oil call was also remarkably on the money, with oil crashing to the low $50’s from the mid $60’s. Chris is calling for silver to soon join the fun and then it will be off to the races.

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Major Index Top In 3 to 5 Weeks?

Our researchers rely on a number of proprietary tools and cycle forecasting technology.  Additionally, we use custom index charts to help measure price cycles, trends, support & resistance and many other aspects of the markets.  Recently, we posted an article relating to the US Dollar and foreign currencies using custom index techniques.  In the past, we’ve highlighted our Custom Price Cycle index that we use to gauge market sentiment, topping and bottoming setups.  All of these tools are essential for our team of researchers while they attempt to identify trade setups and larger market events.

Currently, we are highlighting a number of our custom index chart that suggest a market top may only be 3 to 5 weeks away and the setup of this market top may surprise many traders. We posted a good forecast chart here also.

First, we’ll highlight our Smart Money Custom Index chart on a Monthly charting basis.  As you can see since the ultimate price bottom in 2009, and using the price range from 2015 to 2016 (the rotation prior to the 2016 Presidential Elections) as the basis for the forward envelope, our Smart Money index shows the markets have rallied to levels just above the envelope in January 2018, then rotated lower to levels near the lower envelope levels in December 2018.  This extended price rotation suggests the entire year of 2018 prompted a massive price rotation event that likely resulted in a price revaluation cycle.

Our researchers believe the strength of the US Dollar will continue to drive foreign investments into the US stock market and prompt a rally to levels near the middle of this price envelope before stalling and topping in August or September of 2019.  This top formation should result in a price decline in the US stock market of at least 16% with a maximum decline level of somewhere between 24% to 28% overall.  We’ll get into more detail about that later in this article.

We want our readers to understand this Custom Price Cycle chart highlights the level at which the price bottom will likely form, near the lower level of the current price envelope, and suggests the current price rally will likely attempt to breach key psychological price levels ($300: SPY, $3000: ES, $30k: INDU) before this new price top completes.

After these new price highs are reached above the key psychological price levels, we believe the new price top will immediately begin to form with a short period of sideways price action, then a price decline back below these psychological levels and likely initiating a downward price decline of at least 11 to 13%.  It is our opinion that this downward price decline in the US stock market will align with increased global market weakness and currency devaluations that are likely to be much greater in scale and scope than the US stock market price decline.

We believe the US Dollar will continue to stay strong while staying above $95~96 throughout most of this price decline.  We believe the strength in the US Dollar may be a catalyst for the future global market price declines and may also play out in future activities in precious metals and commodities.

The strength of the US Dollar, while foreign markets are contracting, would present a very ominous event as debt, credit and future operational standards of many foreign corporations, nations, governments, and consumers could come under severe pressures.

This Custom Price Cycle chart, below, highlights the current price setup of the US stock market in relation to previous high and low points.  The closer we come to the upper price channel, the more likely we are to see price setup and seek out a price top formation.  Although, history has shown that price can move up to these upper levels and continue to trend in an upward price channel for many weeks and months.  So, at some point in the future, we would expect to see this Custom Price Cycle chart revert back to 2017 type price activity where price continually attempts to stay near the upper price channel levels with very mild price rotations.

Currently, though, we believe the US stock market is only 3 to 5 weeks away from a major price topping formation and that the downside price move will likely result in a, roughly, -16% to -25% downside price rotation before the end of 2019.  We believe US earnings will push this Custom Price Cycle chart to levels near or above the upper price channel level and that will drive the US Dollar higher as well as a shift in capital deployment prior to the end of September.  The shift will be away from technology and mid-caps and into the safety of cash, metals and large-cap equities.

This shift in capital investments will likely transpire over many weeks before a serious price breakdown begins.  In other words, we expect a top formation to setup somewhere between August 15 and September 16.  This top formation will likely result in 3~6 weeks of sideways downward pricing pressure before a larger price breakdown happens.  We believe the larger price breakdown will coincide with some external economic event and result in a migration of capital away from risk and into cash/metals/safety.  Right now, our estimate is that this external economic event may be a currency devaluation event (Asian currencies breaking down and putting pressure throughout Europe and the rest of the developing world).

It is very likely that some issue related to the US/China trade deal prompts this currency devaluation move or that some extended credit/debt crisis event becomes more evident to investors.  We believe the Asian currencies are particularly at risk for this event and that European and development market currencies will likely collapse as a result of the Asian/European currency price declines.

The US technology sector could be uniquely vulnerable should this event unfold as we suspect.  Foreign markets and investor are heavily invested in the US technology sector.  Many of these investors have moved their capital into the US Technology sector to avoid risks related to their home country’s currencies and to take advantage of the US Dollar strength.  A decline in the US stock market, of any level greater than 10%, could send a shock-wave through the global markets and cause investors to shift away from risk and into safety.

Expect to see the volatility index to start rising and for the price of options to jump as well. I posted this VIX chart and cycle analysis a couple of days ago and its good for another few weeks in terms of its direction.

IN CONCLUSION:

Our researchers believe we are only a few weeks away from this event and those Q2 US earnings will push the US stock market above these psychological price levels.  It is this event, the push above the key psychological price levels ($ 300: SPY, $ 3000: ES, $ 30k: INDU) that will likely trigger the topping event and set off a chain reaction event that we have described.

Pay very close attention to how the foreign currency market reacts over this time-span and pay very close attention to Gold/Silver and the US Dollar.  We believe this topping price formation is going to unfold just as we are suggesting and we believe this will be an incredible opportunity for skilled technical traders.

We’ll keep you informed as this plays out with Wealth Building & Global Financial Reset Newsletter if you like what I offer, join me with the 1 or 2-year subscription to lock in the lowest rate possible and ride my coattails as I navigate these financial market and build wealth while others lose nearly everything they own during the next financial crisis. Join Now and Get a Free 1oz Silver Round or Gold Bar Shipped To You!

I can tell you that huge moves are about to start unfolding not only in metals, or stocks but globally and some of these supercycles are going to last years. A gentleman by the name of Brad Matheny goes into great detail with his simple to understand charts and guide about this. His financial market research is one of a kind and a real eye-opener. 2020 Cycles – The Greatest Opportunity Of Your Lifetime

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

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Predictive Modeling Suggest Oil Headed Much Lower

Our Adaptive Dynamic Learning (ADL) predictive price modeling system is suggesting Crude Oil will likely continue to find resistance near $64 as a price ceiling and trend lower over the next 3 to 5 months – eventually breaking below the $40 price level near the end of 2019 or in early 2020.

Our research team believes this move could very well be contingent on a continued decline in global economic activity as well as our research suggesting that global currencies could be setting up for a breakdown event.

The USA and FED will do everything in their powers to keep the economy looking strong and to hold markets up like talking about rate cuts, but eventually the music will stop, but until then we need to be long and strong stocks and keep a close eye on leading indicators like small caps, oil, transportation and industrial sectors for early warning signs.

Please read the following research posts for more information:

Report #1: PART III – DEBT CRISIS TO BE REBORN IN 2020

Report #2: KING DOLLAR RIDES HIGHER CREATING PRESSURES ON FOREIGN ECONOMIES

Report #3: FEAR DRIVES MARKET EXPECTATIONS

We believe the breakdown in support for Crude Oil will coincide with a general perception of global economic weakness, foreign Central Bank posturing and the possibility that foreign currency weakness may push global demand for Oil much lower than current expectations.

The volatility increased suggested near the right side of this chart, in late 2019 and early 2020, are indicative of oil prices reaching a critical support level while attempting to re-balance supply/demand-side economic factors against historic price lows.  This will likely become a period where global oil traders feel the need to try to push oil prices higher while supply/demand factors settle to establish a basis price level for future price trends.

IN CONCLUSION:

If our ADL predictive modeling is correct, we will see rotation between $47 and $64 over the next 3+ months before a breakdown in price hits in November 2019.  This will be followed by two fairly narrow price range months (December 2019 and January 2020) where oil prices will tighten near $45 to $50.  After that tightening, we believe an extremely volatile price move will happen in February through April 2020 that could see oil prices trade as low as $22 and as high as $51 over a two to three-month span.

As we’ve continued to state, 2019 and 2020 are going to include incredible opportunities for skilled technical traders and investors.  Think about how a more like this in Oil and the global markets will reflect into the precious metals markets and the US Dollar?

Be prepared for these incredible price swings before they happen and learn how you can identify and trade these fantastic trading opportunities in 2019, 2020, and beyond with our  Wealth Building & Global Financial Reset Newsletter.  You won’t want to miss this big move, folks.  As you can see from our research, everything has been setting up for this move for many months – most traders/investors have simply not been looking for it.

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I can tell you that huge moves are about to start unfolding not only in currencies, metals, or stocks but globally and some of these supercycles are going to last years. A gentleman by the name of Brad Matheny goes into great detail with his simple to understand charts and guide about this. His financial market research is one of a kind and a real eye-opener. 2020 Cycles – The Greatest Opportunity Of Your Lifetime

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

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US Dollar Strength Will Drive Markets Higher

Almost counter to current institutional thinking, the strength in the US Dollar will likely continue to push the US stock market higher over the next few weeks/months and act as a supporting price bias in any event of a short term global/us stock market price collapse.  Many traders/investors fail to understand the capacity of the US Dollar to wreak havoc on foreign markets as well as to act as a support level for US equities and US investments.

The support level near $96 is currently acting as a solid price floor.  Our researchers believe an attempt to breach the $99 level will happen soon and this continued strength will put further pressures on foreign currencies, commodities, metals and trade issues.

These shifting dynamics of the currency markets are presenting very clear evidence that investors believe stronger, more mature economies are going to continue to perform over the future months that weaker, more at-risk economies.  The Japanese Yen, Canadian Dollar, Swiss Franc, and US Dollar are all performing quite well in this Year-To-Date comparison graph (below).  The New Zealand Dollar, Euro, British Pound, and Australian Dollar are all dramatically weaker.

Our research team put this comparison chart together to further illustrate the weakness of Asian currencies in relation to the relative strength of the US and major global currencies.  This chart attempt to compare currency strength by grouping relative currency pairs and comparing them as an Asian Currency Group vs a Global Major Currency Group.  As price advances, the Asian Currency Group is relatively stronger overall.  As price declines, the Asian Currency Group is weakening and the Global Major Currency Group is strengthening.

Currently, this chart shows the fragility of the Asian Currency Group.  Any break of the lower price channel level and we enter a new downside price trend that may attempt to establish a much lower price support channel for Asian Currencies, Asian Stock Markets, and the overall global markets.

Our researchers believe the continued strength of the US Dollar and the US stock market are pushing historical normal price ranges beyond expected boundaries.  As gold increases because of fear and greed, countries with larger gold reserves can attempt to offset certain losses from currency and economic weakness.  Yet companies and governments that attempted to leverage the “Dollar Carry Trade” environment from years ago may find themselves in very dangerous territory as Asian currencies continue to weaken.

A stronger US Dollar will attempt to mute the upside price activity of Gold and Silver while pushing these currencies into deeper and deeper valuation declines.  See our recent charts and short term dollar/gold forecast here. A continued shifting of capital away from “at-risk” economies/nations could push these currencies into a death spiral type of free-fall over time.

We believe the US Dollar will continue to move moderately higher over the next 4+ weeks and likely attempt to move towards the $99 price level.  This move will somewhat mute the advance of Gold and Silver, yet we believe the weakness that is likely to unfold in the foreign currency markets will prompt renewed fear and greed – pushing Gold prices much higher – even as the US Dollar continues to strengthen.

Once the XAUUSD level breaks the $1440 level – it should rally up to the $1615 to $1625 level very quickly.  This would likely be the breaking point for the Asian currencies as well.  A move like that would likely push these Asian currencies below historical price envelopes and create a panic-type of a capital shift away from risk.

Our research team believes this move will likely happen sometime between Mid-August and early September 2019.  This means we are only about 35 to 45 days away from an incredibly volatile price swing in the global markets.  This is something that most traders/investors have failed to even begin to comprehend or consider.

What would happen if the Asian capital markets and currencies collapsed on broad weakness and a major credit/debt crisis event?  An event where currencies devalue to a level that suggests forward operations are severely threatened, the rising price of Gold is not offsetting losses and commodity prices collapse pushing even further pressures on commodity/currency backed loans/debt?

Be prepared for these incredible price swings before they happen and learn how you can identify and trade these fantastic trading opportunities in 2019, 2020, and beyond with our  Wealth Building & Global Financial Reset Newsletter.  You won’t want to miss this big move, folks.  As you can see from our research, everything has been setting up for this move for many months – most traders/investors have simply not been looking for it.

Join me with a 1 or 2-year subscription to lock in the lowest rate possible and ride my coattails as I navigate these financial market and build wealth while others lose nearly everything they own during the next financial crisis. Join Now and Get a 1oz Silver Round or Gold Bar Shipped To You Free.

I can tell you that huge moves are about to start unfolding not only in currencies, metals, or stocks but globally and some of these supercycles are going to last years. A gentleman by the name of Brad Matheny goes into great detail with his simple to understand charts and guide about this. His financial market research is one of a kind and a real eye-opener. 2020 Cycles – The Greatest Opportunity Of Your Lifetime

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

I’M GIVING THIS GOLD BAR AWAY WITH 2-YEAR MEMBERSHIPS
AND 1OZ SILVER ROUND TO 1 YEAR SUBSCRIBERS

So kill two birds with one stone and subscribe for two years to get your
FREE GOLD BAR and enough trades to profit through the next metals
bull market and financial crisis!

SUBSCRIBE -> STACK GOLD BAR -> GET WINNING TRADES

Chris Vermeulen – www.TheTechnicalTraders.com

Stock Market Cycle Top and Fearless Vix Signal Turning Point

Everything in the world goes through cycles including investors level of fear, and stock prices. In this report, I want to show you how you can identify short-term and longer-term market tops and bottoms using technical analysis that focuses on the most active time cycles in the stock market today.

Before we get into the details here I would like to touch on two myths that you as a trader need to know in terms of average profit per trade and the number of trades needed to be highly profitable. It’s not what you may think.

Myth #1: You Must Always Be In A Trade and Trading
You don’t need to trade every week, or need to always be in a position. This is a huge misconception and something that most traders struggle with grasping. The reality is, the fewer the trades you make less likely you are to lose money. For example, over the past 17 months, I have placed 53 trades which works out to only 3 trades a month, not many. With those 53 trades, our entire portfolio is up 74.9%. Ya, a whopping 75% with only a few simple trades a month and if you calculate what the average percent return is then you get a taste of trading reality, which brings us to the topic 2.

Myth #2: You Need 8%-25%+ Profit Per Trade to Make Big Profits
Average percent return per trade is another thing most traders have completely backward. If you take 74.9% divided by 53 trades you get 1.41% average return per trade. WOW, that’s low, right? Ya, it seems low, but that’s the reality of trading. The markets wiggle up and down 1-5% regularly and you cant perfectly nail every top or bottom, and sometimes a nice trend trade is completely wiped out in 1-3 days from a flash crash type of sell-off and we have seen a few of those in the past year. What you are left with is the safe middle 1%-3% each trade,  and these trades are the norm. But with that said we still have some 5-10% losing trades, and some 20-45% winners pickled in there which is always exciting.

My point on these two topics is for everyone to stop thinking you always need to be trading and think every trade should make 10-20% profit or it’s not worth your time and money.

I get emails all the time from traders who demand 5+ trades a week, expect big gains on every trade, and they usually have a story to share about how they recently lost a boatload money trading some 3X ETF with nearly their entire portfolio in one position and they need my help for some big trades to make it all back.

Yes, I can help, Yes it’s possible we get a couple of big trades that could do this, it happens, but we don’t know exactly when or which trade it will be. You must put in our time, trade cautiously and the big wins will happen over time.

Traders like this most definitely need some help because if they don’t start trading properly soon enough they will take a big loss, give back months/years of hard work, or blow up their account altogether. Trust me I have been there done that three times when starting out. Losing everything three times is a very sobering experience but sometimes it is the only way to learn if you don’t find the right mentor or trading newsletter to follow. Focus on building your account and wealth over time, not in a few fast-moving stocks/ETF trades.

SP500 DAILY CHART & CYCLE ANALYSIS

This chart is a little cluttered but if you look at the bottom of the chart where my cycle tool is located you will see how different cycles have different strengths and form short term tops and bottoms.

They key focus should be on the three larger RED shaded areas, and the one large GREEN shaded area. Those are what I call Cycle Clusters. When all three cycles are in the overbought or oversold zone we should expect weakness for 3-6 days.

The light blue cycle when trading in the overbought or oversold zone can be used for re-entry or adding to positions in favor of the overall trend (up or down).

By having this technical trading tool we are able to scale in and out of the market for increased profits while reducing our portfolio risk.
This cycle tool is something subscribers to my Wealth Building Newsletter will have access to in the very near future including my complete entry, targets, and stop alerts. By following all the key markets we will have a steady stream of trades each month for increased profits.

DAILY VIX CHART AT SUPPORT & CYCLE CLUSTER

I decided to pull some VIX analysis into this research simply because the VIX recently tagged a critical support level as shown on the chart below, along with a cycle low cluster. Both of these things occurring could mean stocks are set up for a deeper than normal correction in the very near future.

The VIX at times can act as a crystal ball during times of extreme fear or complacency. Currently, complacency is the signal with traders and investors having no fear of falling prices.

The VIX is a contrarian indicator with the old saying “When the VIX is high its time to buy, with the VIX is low its time to go”.

Based on the options market for VIX puts and calls traders are expecting the VIX rise over than a couple of days and even a month from now.

30 MINUTE CHART & CYCLE PREDICTION

If we take the analysis one step further, we can zero in on the 30-minute regular trading hours only chart (9:30 am ET – 4 pm ET) with our blended cycles price bias for a better feeling of where the price is wanting to go over the next 3-6 days.

Based on the SP500 index cycles, coupled with the VIX cycles and test of support the intraday analysis looking forward 3 days looks to be in line with the other trading tools.

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While there are hundreds technical indicators and thousands of ways to try and read, time, and trade the stock indexes I have developed my own way to spot stock index tops and bottoms using this special cycle tool. I should note that this works exceptionally well with gold, gold miners, silver, and oil.

IN CONCLUSION:

In short, expect stocks to trade sideways or lower this week and for the VIX to work is way higher.

We’ll keep you informed as this plays out with Wealth Building & Global Financial Reset Newsletter if you like what I offer, join me with the 1 or 2-year subscription to lock in the lowest rate possible and ride my coattails as I navigate these financial market and build wealth while others lose nearly everything they own during the next financial crisis. Join Now and Get a Free 1oz Silver Round or Gold Bar Shipped To You!

I can tell you that huge moves are about to start unfolding not only in metals, or stocks but globally and some of these super cycles are going to last years. A gentleman by the name of Brad Matheny goes into great detail with his simple to understand charts and guide about this. His financial market research is one of a kind and a real eye-opener. 2020 Cycles – The Greatest Opportunity Of Your Lifetime

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

IM GIVING THEM AWAY WITH 2-YEAR MEMBERSHIPS

So kill two birds with one stone and subscribe for two years to get your FREE GOLD BAR and enough trades to profit through the next metals bull market and financial crisis!

SUBSCRIBE -> STACK GOLD BAR -> GET WINNING TRADES

Chris Vermeulen – Technical Traders Ltd

PART III – Debt Crisis To Be Reborn In 2020

This final portion of our multiple part research post regarding the future of a crisis-like price revaluation event will focus on two components that we want to highlight for every trader, investor, and reader.  It does not matter if you are invested in anything at this point – you need to read this last portion of our research because you need to plan for and prepare for this next event.

On March 31, 2019, we published this research post regarding our cycle analysis predictions and the belief that a major price cycle top would likely form in July 2019.

On June 11, 2019, we updated our research and published this post regarding our belief that current cycle forecasting suggested the top in the market would now be set up for some time in late August or early September 2019.

This SPY chart highlights what our research team believes to be the current outcome of the US stock market given our predictive modeling systems, price rotation modeling and other proprietary utilities we use to conduct our research.  We believe the current upside price rally is a push to establish price levels above $300 on this SPY chart, just as we suggested in the June 11 article, and that this attempt a major psychological price level ($300) will likely become an exhaustion rally point where price immediately rotates lower – attempting to find support.  We believe temporary price support will be found near $287 to $298 where the price will briefly stall and move slightly higher into August 2019.

It is at this point that our cycle research becomes critical for technical traders.  This price rotation will set up a final leg to a larger Pennant/Flag formation with the potential for that last upside price leg, in August, to become a “washout high” price move.  This happens when price fakes a price move/trend, causing investors to believe a breakout or breakdown more is taking place and JUMP IN, then price immediately reverses direction.

It is extremely important for all technical traders to understand our original price predictions, from March 31, 2019, and our current price predictions, from June 11, 2019, align with this current article in certain aspects.  Price is going to target the psychological $300 level in the SPY.  Price is going to continue forming into a Pennant/Flag formation.  And the price will likely peak in late August or early September – just as we have predicted.

We expect this price rotation, or price revaluation event, to attempt to find support as we have highlighted on this chart.  If these levels fail to hold as price support, then we could be in for a much deeper price revaluation event.  We don’t believe that will be the case as the US elections and other factors should prevent the price from falling too far below the $245 level.

Expect some increased price volatility over the next 30+ days.  Expect Gold and Silver to properly reflect the FEAR and GREED that is prevalent within the global markets.  Expect many traders will be caught off guard when this $300 level on the SPY is breached as many will be thinking “we are off to the races – time to pile into the LONG SIDE”.  We believe this is the wrong action to take.

We’ll keep you informed as this plays out with Wealth Building & Global Financial Reset Newsletter and if you like what I offer, join me with the 1 or 2-year subscription to lock in the lowest rate possible and ride my coattails as I navigate these financial market and build wealth while others lose nearly everything they own during the next financial crisis. Join Now and Get a Free 1oz Silver Round or Gold Bar!

I can tell you that huge moves are about to start unfolding not only in metals, or stocks but globally and some of these super cycles are going to last years. A gentleman by the name of Brad Matheny goes into great detail with his simple to understand charts and guide about this. His financial market research is one of a kind and a real eye-opener. PDF guide: 2020 Cycles – The Greatest Opportunity Of Your Lifetime

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

Chris Vermeulen
www.TheTechnicalTraders.com

PART II – Is The Debt Crisis About To Be Reborn In 2020?

There are some key elements of political and economic Super-Cycles that all traders must stay aware of listed below. But if you have not yet read PART I do so now.

_  Very often, 12+ months before a major US political election cycle, the US stock market typically enters a Bearish trend phase that lasts until 8+ month before the actual election date.

_   The Transportation Index has not recovered to levels from the September 2018 peak.  This lower price rotation in the Transportation Index suggests the global economy is not expecting growth in the near future.

_   Other than Precious Metals, the Commodities sector has rebounded off of recent lows but has yet to see any real price advancement – suggesting that demand for raw commodities is rather weak.

_   The Real Estate sector in the US is starting to falter near a current high price level.  We are seeing price decreases hit the markets as sellers are desperate to attract buyers.  This could be a warning that a price revaluation event is about to unfold in the US.

_   Super-Cycles suggest a moderately sized price rotation between now and early 2020 (likely greater than 20% in size).  This rotation, should it happen, will become a price revaluation event that could attempt to “shake loose” some of the sector pricing and forward expectations we’ve mentioned (above).

Our bigger concern is the localized state and federal pension and retirement issues that continue to respond with higher levels of financial commitments and greater levels of annual budgets as related to ongoing capacity and operational activities in the US.

If an unwinding event was to unfold in or near 2020, it is our belief that a pricing revaluation event related to any of the core economic factors above (particularly with Real Estate, Economic Cycles, the US Presidential Elections, and a soft/weakening US economy) could result in a much larger price revaluation event taking place.  This would create extended pressures on local State and Federal expenses and highlight debt issues that can often be hidden behind “creative accounting” tricks.

State and Local Government Debt Securities and Loan Liability levels have stayed elevated, yet somewhat flat over the past 10+ years.  It is very likely that these debt levels have been contained because of the US easy money policies of the past 10+ years.  When the US Dollar is cheap and easy to repay, these debt levels don’t look so difficult.

Pension and retirement systems/fund are a completely different story for State and Local government agencies.  Asset flows have dramatically increased in volatility after 2000.  Additionally, the depth and magnitude of asset outflows have become quite dangerous while price revaluation events were unfolding (2000 to 2004 and 2008 to 2015).  Outflows in state and federal pension and retirement funds create large forward operational pressures and shortfalls in expected funding levels.  These decreases in funding should be made whole by the State or City – but they are rarely ever repaid in full.

As these “wholes” in the pension and retirement systems continue to fester (resulting in decreased funds for pensioners and decrease fund to be deployed as investment assets), the problems begin to compound over time.  More and more retirees and pensioners start drawing benefits while the system continues to take in less and less – never actually catching up in total value.

One big revaluation event, or possibly two, from now and we believe the entire system will create a multiple Trillion Dollar debt crisis within the US and possibly throughout the modern world.  We believe the under-estimated state and federal pension/retirement funding issue is the next shoe to drop and that it will take a price revaluation event to expose the risks that are evident within this failed “Ponzi” scheme.  Read the recent news about Chicago and Illinois to learn just how dangerous these entitlement contraptions really are.

Let’s assume that a revaluation event does take place within the next 5 to 10+ years – this would be something like a Real Estate price correction or some type of stock market, asset market price correction related to local or global economic issues.  Could these massive asset funds handle an extended DRAWDOWN from their funds while Cities, States, and Federal agencies attempt to deal with declining revenues?  How much time would it take for these pension and retirement funds to fall into crisis or insolvency?

By our estimates, the current asset levels in the US retirement/pension system have just started to breach the lower asset level channel originating from 1970 to 1999 attribution levels.  It has taken 20+ years of  US Fed and global Central Bank market manipulation, as well as President Trump’s incredible US economic and stock market rally, to recover to these levels.

Overall, skilled technical traders must be aware of the risks that are ever-present for another crisis event or what we are calling a “price revaluation event” that could create havoc on anyone’s retirement accounts, trading portfolios and/or simple family life/future.  We’re trying to help to highlight what we believe will be the future 16 to 24 months of pricing activity within the US Stock market based on our research tools and our experience/knowledge.

I urge you visit my Wealth Building Newsletter and if you like what I offer, join me with the 1 or 2-year subscription to lock in the lowest rate possible and ride my coattails as I navigate these financial market and build wealth while others lose nearly everything they own during the next financial crisis. Join Now and Get a Free 1oz Silver Round or Gold Bar!

I can tell you that huge moves are about to start unfolding not only in metals, or stocks but globally and some of these super cycles are going to last years. A gentleman by the name of Brad Matheny goes into great detail with his simple to understand charts and guide about this. His financial market research is one of a kind and a real eye-opener. PDF guide: 2020 Cycles – The Greatest Opportunity Of Your Lifetime

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

Chris Vermeulen
www.TheTechnicalTraders.com

Is The Debt Crisis About To Be Reborn In 2020?

We have been focused on the upside price move in Gold and Precious Metals, we’ve been engaged in multiple private conversations with members and friends about the potential for a renewed debt crisis between now and the end of 2020.

This research post should help to put some perspective into what we believe the next 16+ months of trading and what the US economy should look like for our followers.

First, we want to talk about one of our most favorite topics of the past 24+ months – the “capital shift” phenomenon.  We first identified this facet of global economic dynamics back in 2015 or so.

As the global economy shifts focus on risks and opportunities, capital shifts with these expectations and moves away from risks and into investments that are seen as opportunistic and safer.  This dynamic is still very much at play within the global markets.

Second, we want to discuss global Central Banks and their attempts to spark growth after the 2008-09 credit crisis event.  Even though Global Central banks have continued to spark some type of fundamental economic growth over the past 9+ years, these QE activities have also produced a very high level of debt arising from extended government spending, consumer spending and lack of real savings initiatives.  While governments and central banks were chasing the “gold ring” of inflation, they lost focus on the fundamental elements of the economy which are debt levels, price valuation levels and future operational capabilities with regards to debt vs. income.

Recently, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) issues a scathing annual report suggesting the global Central Banks have been negligent in properly managing debt levels, QE functions, and fundamental economic policies in an attempt to continually chase growth and inflation. BIS Review by Bloomberg.

Third, Gold and precious metals have started to rally from levels near historical low points.  This increased upside price activity is a very clear sign that FEAR and GREED have re-entered the global markets and that global investors/traders are starting to react to unknown and unseen potential risk factors.  Are they reacting to future trade issues, future debt issues, future growth issues??  What is it?

The reality is, we never really know until the event is complete as the hind site is 20/20. What really matters is understanding that this type of money flow is happening and that we have a way to track and forecast these levels of fear and greed.

The gold chart below shows our expected price of gold forecast from October of 2018. As you can see, we identified the bottom and rally, then the more recent bottom in April/May, and today we are experiencing the extended rally (fear/greed) driven rally.

Not only can we accurately forecast gold long term moves but we can also pinpoint short term bottoms and tops using our intraday cycle and fear/greed tools as shown here.

Forth, the breakout economy in the world, the US, is not something that happened by chance.  After the 2008-09 global economic crisis, the US entered a period of extended QE throughout President Obama’s term.  The US QE functions didn’t really end until just before the 2016 Presidential Elections.  Thus, from roughly 2009 till 2015, the US was engaging in some form of QE measures which supported the global Central Banks by allowing for cheap US Dollars.  The continued US QE efforts allowed foreign nations, governments, and enterprises to take advantage of a very unique extended cheap US Dollar event that has now GONE AWAY.

It is our belief that this fundamental change in the US Federal Reserve, wanting to attempt to normalize rates, while President Trump’s attempt to restructure and settle more suitable trade deals with China, Europe, Mexico, Canada, and others has disrupted the apple cart – so to say.

The easy access to the US Dollar is gone.  Easy trade and special deals for China and others are gone.  The US economy is strengthening because of fundamental economic strength – size, capabilities, pricing valuations and the attraction of foreign capital investments.

We talked about this in great detail including how we expected the SP500 to reach 3000 and beyond months ago.

All of these points raise some very interesting questions – primarily “what is the unwinding event going to look like?”

Global Central banks will do everything within their power to push off any signs of crisis events and to foster some level of economic growth for as long as possible.  We all know this to be true.

The spark all these Central Banks have been waiting for is economic growth.  What happens if that growth initiates at the same time that Inflation initiates at a 2x or 3x rate?  Economic growth would support increased demand for commodities and other items.  This increased demand will likely prompt moderate inflation – making these items even more expensive to purchase much beyond the pricing we see now.

A combination of moderate growth and increased inflation in the US could prompt the US to raise rates even further in an effort to contain inflation.  A spike in rates, at this point, could completely destroy support for current asset levels, Real Estate, Debt and other operational components of our already stressed local state and federal governments.  Yikes.

We believe we know what the unwinding event will eventually become once the trigger event initiates the move.  We believe it will become a price “revaluation” event where assets and commodities prices attempt to identify an “equilibrium” based on historic and current supply/demand expectations.  The one caveat to this whole presumption is DEBT – what about all the DEBT?

In Part II of this multi-part research post, we’ll share our current understanding of the market cycle and what the next 16 to 24 months will likely bring for investors/traders.

I urge you visit my Wealth Building Newsletter and if you like what I offer, join me with the 1 or 2-year subscription to lock in the lowest rate possible and ride my coattails as I navigate these financial market and build wealth while others lose nearly everything they own during the next financial crisis. Join Now and Get a Free 1oz Silver Round or Gold Bar!

I can tell you that huge moves are about to start unfolding not only in metals, or stocks but globally and some of these super cycles are going to last years. A gentleman by the name of Brad Matheny goes into great detail with his simple to understand charts and guide about this. His financial market research is one of a kind and a real eye-opener. PDF guide: 2020 Cycles – The Greatest Opportunity Of Your Lifetime

As a technical analysis and trader since 1997, I have been through a few bull/bear market cycles. I believe I have a good pulse on the market and timing key turning points for both short-term swing trading and long-term investment capital. The opportunities are massive/life-changing if handled properly.

Chris Vermeulen
www.TheTechnicalTraders.com

Gold Forecast: Gold Is Going Parabolic And Which Way Up Or Down?

As a technical analyst since 1997 for Technical Traders Ltd., I believe gold is entering the final leg of an advanced upside price wave formation that will ultimately target $1650 to $1750 in the coming months BUT…

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