DOATFT: In this market the only thing that makes sense is Trend Following

In a world where government deficits are rising, interest rates are at record lows, central banks are printing money, unemployment remains stubbornly high, and bank deposits are being raided to rescue insolvent banks, it is hard to believe that gold and silver have fallen so sharply. In this environment the only thing that makes sense is Trend Following.

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DOATFT: Adoption of parallel trading system allows profits to run

The adoption of a parallel trading system, which smoothes out market volatility, has allowed me to stay in my trades for longer. The moving average crossover system has therefore allowed my profits in wheat, palladium and gold to continue to run. This month’s Diary of a Trend Following Trader (DOATFT) has all the details.

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DOATFT: Oil & palladium make new highs but most other commodities tumble

In this month’s Diary of a Trend Following Trader (DOATFT) I close out my soybean trade at a small profit, go long oil and palladium (which have broken out to new highs), and go short wheat, corn, gold, silver, platinum, heating oil and natural gas.

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DOATFT: All four precious metals are now in up trends

Back in August I went long gold, silver and platinum. Since then I have also gone long palladium. In today’s Diary of a Trend Following Trader (DOATFT) I give an update on all four precious metals, as well as the other commodities I follow.

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