WHAT’S NEXT FOR GOLD PRICES?
As Funds Get Massively Short, Gold Could Spike
- Hedge funds and money managers are now less bullish on gold than they’ve been since June 2007, data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission show. And that could actually be good news for the beaten-down metal.
- The report also reveals that large speculative traders cut their bullish gold futures and options holdings to the smallest ever.
- This is the fifth straight week of these traders trimming bullish exposure to gold.
- Big money managers are cutting back on silver positions too, for the fifth consecutive week. Overall, large speculators have turned short silver.
- If the Fed does not “taper” at its December meeting, gold and silver could spike dramatically higher causing massive short-covering activity.
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