Since the first day after Christmas last year (12/27/16), the metals space has been a great place to be. Below looks at performance of several metals assets compared to the S&P 500 since this date.

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Premium and Metals members went long this sector by purchasing GDXJ on 12/27/16, due to an upside breakout. Even though the S&P is getting a ton of press about doing well and near all-time highs, its performance since 12/27/16 (Up 3.8%), is lagging the metals space by a large percentage!

Below looks at the Gold Bugs/S&P 500 Ratio-

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Joe Friday Just The Facts; A upside breakout above pennant pattern resistance at (3), would suggest continued out performance by Gold Miners is in play and should attract buying pressure to mining companies.

Full disclosure; Premium and Metals members own miners at this time.