We were due for some pullback and consolidation. It began this week and will likely continue through the end of the month with volatility on both directions. So let's put this week to bed, check the charts and CoTs and then look ahead again to where we go from here.
For today, The Banks tried hard to paint the tape and charts into the Comex close but I'm happy to report that they were not successful. Why? A succession of headlines that kept a steady bid in place all afternoon: