The precious metals space has shown particular weakness over the past few months.
That said, precious metals prices have been trading sideways for a month (since hitting a near-term low in mid-August), and this has given the life to a bounce/rally in the Metals & Mining Sector (XME).
The question now: Is the bounce over for the Metals & Mining Sector and stocks?
SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF (XME)
The SPDR S&P Metals & Mining ETF has been underperforming the SPY since June and is currently overbought based on our Overbought / Oversold Indicator.
Despite a recent rally, Chaikin Money Flow is bearish, and the fund remains below the declining long-term trend line. The Power Bar Ratio for XME is skewed in favor of the bears at eight to one, making it the weakest industry group of the 21 which we track.
Here’s a look at the XME stock chart:
Newmont Mining (NEM) – Bearish PGR
Newmont Mining (NEM) has a Bearish Chaikin Power Gauge Rating and has been lagging the SPY since June.
The stock is currently overbought based on our Overbought / Oversold Indicator and Chaikin Money Flow is bearish. NEM is below the falling long-term trend line and price based resistance in the $34 – $36 zone. Below $34, NEM has downside to $22.
Here’s a look at the NEM stock chart:
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