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Bollinger Bands® Introduction:
Bollinger Bands are a technical trading tool created by John Bollinger in the early 1980s. They arose from the need for adaptive trading bands and the observation that volatility was dynamic, not static as was widely believed at the time.

The purpose of Bollinger Bands is to provide a relative definition of high and low. By definition prices are high at the upper band and low at the lower band. This definition can aid in rigorous pattern recognition and is useful in comparing price action to the action of indicators to arrive at systematic trading decisions.

Bollinger Bands consist of a set of three curves drawn in relation to securities prices. The middle band is a measure of the intermediate-term trend, usually a simple moving average, that serves as the base for the upper band and lower band. The interval between the upper and lower bands and the middle band is determined by volatility, typically the standard deviation of the same data that were used for the average. The default parameters, 20 periods and two standard deviations, may be adjusted to suit your purposes.

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I recognized the January 1980 peak in gold for what it was, the bursting of a bubble, and the September peak later that year as a failed retest. It would be 28 years before $850 was finally cleared and over those years gold gradually receded from investors' psyches. In 2006 a rally lead to an impulse breakout. This time the motive factor was not inflation but a safe haven in a time of burgeoning financial crisis. Gold tried for $2,000 and failed just the way it had in 1980 trying for $1,000; a year later we got a failed retest and have been in a bear market since.

The change in market dynamics meant that many of the analytical approaches that had worked in an earlier cycle either didn't work at all or worked differently in the new environment. This is a key analytical concept: When the motive forces change, the analytics must change with them. The question on the table is whether the recent action in gold and gold stocks constitutes a breakout that marks the end of a bear market. I am on the fence. The short-term dynamics do look good, but longer term this seems awfully soon after the bursting of a bubble for a new bull market to appear. Our best guess is that we are in a positive intermediate-term trend within the context of a long-term bear market. The thing I am watching is the ability of the various gold-stock indices to overcome their 2014 peaks. If they can do that we may well be emerging into a new bullish environment for precious metals.