Tim has always had a talent for numbers, which led him to study mathematics and teaching. After university, he became a stockbroker and has had a long career in trading and technical analysis. He studies long-term market cycles, and there are 8 and 16-year periods within precious metals. His analysis shows a possible top or consolidation around 2022-2023. He expects the stock markets to remain choppy for a few months and then rally toward the end of the year. Gold will likely do very well, and silver will continue to outperform over the short-term.