Can we get three monster moves in three weeks?

Two weeks ago, we looked at the 60-minute chart of the Grayscale Bitcoin Trust (GBTC). It looked like it was only a couple of days away from starting a monster move one way or another. And we were leaning slightly bullish.

Since then, GBTC has gained 27%. It hit our upside target in just over one week…

Last week, we turned our sights to the S&P 500 (SPX). The 60-minute chart of SPX had formed a “consolidating triangle” pattern. It looked ready to make a monster move within just a few days.

The index could have broken in either direction. But, we gave the bulls a slight edge and figured the S&P could rally up to 2940.

That’s exactly what happened. The S&P 500 tagged the 2940 level just two days later.

So, we’ve seen two monster moves, in two different assets, in just two weeks. Today we’ll take a look at another 60-minute chart of another asset, and see if we can go three for three.

Take a look at this 60-minute chart of the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) – which tracks the price of silver…

Just like last week’s chart of SPX, and the GBTC chart from two weeks ago, this chart of SLV has formed a consolidating triangle pattern. SLV is approaching the apex of the triangle. So, it’s likely to break out within the next few days.

An upside breakout projects a move to the resistance line at about $15. A downside break will likely lead to a move towards $13.

All of the various technical indicators (not shown) for silver are in neutral territory. So, neither side has much of an edge. But, my gut is leaning just slightly bearish on the metal.

Either way, since this is a 60-minute chart, and patterns on this time frame tend to play out within just a few days, silver should break out of the pattern this week.

Best regards and good trading,

Jeff Clark

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