Gold Miners ETF (GDX): Critical Juncture For Bulls!

Gold Mining stocks are at an interesting juncture right now.

Two popular Gold Miner ETF’s, VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDX) and VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF (NYSEARCA:GDXJ) have recently seen historical outflows, as reported by

It was reported that total outflows from GDX and GDXJ topped $800 million on April 26, the largest one-day outflows in history. Often times, panic-like selling marks a low (contrarian).

Turning to the chart for the Gold Miners ETF (GDX), we can also see that these outflows took place at a critical juncture for price.  Although the long-term trend is currently down, the near-term trend is higher (see rising trend line below).

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This trend line (point 1) may be a part of an ascending triangle formation (a bullish pattern).  The pattern is narrowing right now and should see resolution soon.  Questions:  Did investors panic this week, possibly marking a low… or will price fall through the rising trend line.  Stay tuned!


Gold Miner ETF Chart (GDX)



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