Overall, metal ended 2018 rather well. Prices broke out late in 2018 and signs of a key bottom in both gold and silver continue into early 2019. However, the continued rally in the U.S. dollar has plagued the metal markets, but metal has made a significant top in the wake of dovish Fed guidance. The 2018 Divergence between platinum and palladium was rather surprising. Palladium’s price is tracking near gold and might be an attractive buy in 2019, while platinum has seen its bullish vibes dissipate.
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