Is SPDR Gold Waiting for a Break Out?
Published on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 09:42 Written by TradersHuddle Wire
New York, April 3rd (TradersHuddle.com) - SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD) ended the trading session at $152.43, near its 50 day moving average set at $156.82. SPDR Gold's price action placed the stock below this important level, which makes it difficult to be bought, as the stock will certainly face resistance as it approaches its 50 day moving average.
SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD) is an investment trust. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion. The Trust holds gold, and issues SPDR Gold Shares in Baskets, in exchange for deposits of gold and distributes gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets. The sponsor of the Trust is World Gold Trust Services, LLC. BNY Mellon Asset Servicing, a division of The Bank of New York Mellon is the trustee of the Trust. HSBC Bank USA, N.A. serves as the custodian of the its gold.
The latest price action range, defined by a peaks and troughs algorithm, placed calculated support at $150.84 and resistance at $169.00. These levels will be closely monitored, as they provide great insight into the latest price dynamics.
If traders want to establish a position in SPDR Gold, given the resistance expected as the stock approaches its 50 day moving average, a trade might materialize as the stock manages to break this important technical level. After the breakout, the 50 day moving average could be used as support going forward. However, until the break materializes, buying the stock is basically a gamble with 50-50 chance.
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