Are Gold and Silver Mining Stocks Ready for Some “Breaking” Out News?

It’s been an interesting year for precious metals investors.

While Gold has been the shining star this year, clocking gains of 14% (through April 23), Silver is down 14%.

But gold’s big gains have captured headline attention and spurred bullish sentiment. And this has carried over into the mining space.

Today’s chart takes a long-term view of the Gold and Silver Miners Index (XAU).

Sign up for our FREE newsletter
and receive our best trading ideas and research

As you can see, gold and silver mining stocks have traded within a falling channel for the majority of the past 15 years at each (1).

That said, XAU has recovered sharply off its 2016 low and is now testing the top of its falling channel at (2).

A breakout here would send a bullish message to mining stocks. Will we get that “breaking” news signal in the near future? Stay tuned!

$XAU Gold and Silver Miners Index “monthly” Chart

tau gold and silver miners index bullish breakout attempt investing chart april 24

Note that KimbleCharting is offering a 2 week Free trial to See It Market readers. Just send me an email to for details to get set up.

Twitter:  @KimbleCharting

Any opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author, and do not in any way represent the views or opinions of any other person or entity.