As Gold Crashes, Gartman Has A Theory What Is Behind It
By GCRU Gold News on Thursday, October 6 2016, 23:45 - Permalink
As noted yesterday morning, when commenting on the biggest gold slam in 3 years, Dennis Gartman said that he has "wounds to lick and heal" adding "what can one say other than “We truly didn’t see that coming!” The light at the end of the tunnel was a fully loaded train heading right for us and we smashed into it! We were concerned and indeed we voiced that concern in our comments yesterday that $1305-$1310 in spot gold could be hit and that stop loss selling could follow hard upon. However, we actually believed that the follow-on stop loss selling would be far, far less severe than it proved to be. Indeed, we had hoped that the selling would be sated quickly and thought it possible that a “reversal” would be possible. It was not."
So, having "licked his wounds" today, Gartman proposes an interesting explanation for what is causing the relentless selling: