NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Back on Aug. 8 I wrote, Buy Bonds, Trade Gold and Sell Crude Oil and today I will update my buy-and-trade strategies for these markets.
The rise in the yields for the 10-year Treasury note and the 30-year Treasury bond peaked at 2.936% and 3.94% respectively on Aug. 22. The rise in yields has become overdone on their weekly chart with the 200-week simple moving averages at 2.540% on the 10-Year and 3.648% on the 30-Year.
My call for September is that these yields will form trading ranges influenced by new monthly pivots at 2.725% on the 10-year and 3.738% on the 30-year. The 10-year yield ended August above its pivot, while the 30-year ended the month below its pivot. The rise in yields on Tuesday has the 30-year yield above this pivot this morning.
This configuration normally results in reversal-oriented trading, which would not be surprising given the tendency to see a 'flight to quality' during the Syrian uncertainties and the expectation that the
will taper its QE3 and QE4 bond buying programs. My annual pivots have become risky levels at 2.476% and 3.014% respectively.
Continue to trade the bond market just like a stock using
iShares 20+ Year Treasury Bond
($104.22). The Treasury ETF is below its 50-day simple moving average 106.84 with the 200-day SMA a strong resistance at $116.04. The weekly chart shows an oversold condition with the 200-week SMA at $107.68. The Aug. 21 low is $102.11 with a monthly pivot at $105.75 and annual risky levels at $116.26 and $120.42. My semiannual value level lags at $92.32.
Comex gold ($1403.0) set at tradable low on June 28 at $1,179.4 the Troy ounce. The daily chart shows an overbought condition with the 50-day SMA a support at $1,313.3 and the 200-day SMA a resistance at $1,503.5. My new monthly value level is $1224.6. The weekly chart profile is positive with the five-week modified moving average a support at $1361.5 and the 200-week SMA a resistance at $1,471.9. My first annual risky level is $1599.9.
You can trade the gold market just like a stock using
SPDR Gold Trust
($136.42). The 50-day SMA is a support at $127.01 and the 200-day SMA is a resistance at $145.47. The weekly chart is positive with the five-week MMA a support at $131.78 and the 200-week SMA a resistance at $143.21. My annual risky level is $153.45.