Sydney, Jul.4, stocks to watch .- Gold found support at $1200/ounce, but the rally was short-lived, encountering resistance at $1260. Breakout would test resistance at $1300/1320, while reversal below $1230 would again test $1200. Continuation of the down-trend is likely, and failure of support at $1200 would offer a medium-term target of $1100*.
The Gold Bugs index (representing un-hedged gold stocks) diverged from the spot price in 2012 and retreated, relatively, a lot further since 2011. Does that mean the spot price will follow — or that gold stocks are oversold? I have no idea how far gold will eventually fall, but do take this as a bearish sign for the metal.