Friday, July 30, 2010

"Adventures in precious metal charts" (GLD; SLV)

From FT Alphaville:
It’s too late on a Friday to even try to begin to explain.
But news comes to us of “gold backwardation” and quite a startling opposite effect in silver.
The following charts (to discuss amongst yourselves) come courtesy of Sean Corrigan at Diapason Commodities:
First the gold basis:

And here’s the silver basis:

Related links:
The gold contango trade, charts du jour
- FT Alphaville
A GLD contango strategy?
- FT Alphaville