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Gold’s Fundamentals Strengthen

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The January headline consumer price index (CPI) came in at 2.5%, which is near a 5-year high. What happened to deflation? As a result, real interest rates declined deeper into negative territory or in the case of the 10-year yield, went from positive to negative. No this isn’t a commodity-driven story. The core CPI (ex … Continue reading “Gold’s Fundamentals Strengthen”

Weaker US$ Could Send Gold & Gold Stocks to Higher Targets

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Gold has underperformed both in nominal and real terms. Last week it formed a bearish reversal in nominal terms and against foreign currencies. However, the good news for bulls is the US Dollar Index lost support at 100, due to the Trump administration’s tough talk against Germany (and the Euro). Couple that with no movement … Continue reading “Weaker US$ Could Send Gold & Gold Stocks to Higher Targets”

Two Gold Ratios You Should Watch

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As Gold and gold mining stocks approach strong resistance, we wonder if the outcome will be a sharp selloff or a period of bullish consolidation. While there are a handful of things we can examine (sentiment, momentum, relative strength, etc), today we will focus on Gold and its relative strength against two key markets. How … Continue reading “Two Gold Ratios You Should Watch”

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