November 20th Market Update – The technical setups of Gold in 2013 and BTC today were very similar

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-Take a look at gold earlier this decade. Objective holders of gold should have taken action to sell.

The 1,525 level was very important to gold and the descending triangle formation was obvious in real time

-Take a look at bitcoin today. This chart shows me that BTC is not as decentralized as many believe.

Bitcoin held out at 6,000 longer than it should have held, thus the downside was that much more ugly. The large holders were trying to hold it up.

-Housing starts disappoint again. High-end real estate will continue to suffer, but working-class housing will always be in demand by investors, renters, and homeowners.
-Government policy will always ensure a floor under the price of working-class housing. Builders cannot afford to build it. Liberal policy will always ensure a floor under rent rolls (open borders, and affordable housing programs).
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-The equity markets are continuing to look poor, I am the only one saying there will not be a crash.
-I have been saying since late January that cash is the only safe place. I have been in all cash since then and have been paying down credit lines.
-Bitcoin and Dollar sell-off supports gold prices.
-US Treasuries get a bid as yields fall.