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The View From The Montana Log-Cabin As Gold Withstands Attacks From All Sides

By Nigel Somerville | Saturday 8 January 2022


Our favourite technical analyst, Jordan Roy-Byrne of, reckons that Gold is in for some slippage – it could slip down to around $1670 or so in the run-up to the Fed’s first interest rate hike, probably in March. If that is not enough, the minutes of the last Fed rate-setting meeting made it clear that it will be tightening policy – and possibly performing quantitative tightening (the opposite of QE) too. Normally that might be seen as a cue for the yellow metal to nose-dive, and although it fell once again below $1800 it closed the week at a resilient $1797 – down just $33 from the close at the end of 2021.

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