2. Look to the (far) East
Based on the trading day, the Asian markets are the first to open and first to react to any news that breaks when they are open. As such, Gero makes checking gold prices at the Tokyo Commodity Exchange (Tocom) and the Shanghai Futures Exchange a priority the night before and first thing in the morning. These exchanges also trade other metals, such as platinum at Tocom, but he focuses mainly on the gold price.