Tuesday , 12 December 2017


Tag Archives: U.S. dollar

Should You Become Bullish – Or Remain Bearish – On Gold? Here’s What the Indicators Say

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Gold has been mired in a descending triangle over the past year or so. From a technical perspective, such triangles are likely to be continuation patterns. Gold fundamentals have recently worsened a bit with the most obvious headwind being the continued strength in the U.S. dollar, but this isn’t the only indicator that has turned more bearish lately. This article is an update of the indicators we follow.

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Gold Price Dependent on Extent of Money Supply NOT Direction of US Dollar Index – Here’s Why

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...When the USD starts to rise many assume that this is negative for paper gold ETFs such as GLD as well as physical gold. I'm sure you have heard it before, if the USD goes up then gold goes down, and vice versa...but, in reality, this "rule of thumb" isn't the case and, in actuality, it would be impossible for the USD and gold to trade inversely with each other. Let me explain.

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This is the Most “Stupid” USD Chart Around – Here’s Why

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You’ve almost certainly seen the chart below over the years – it shows the purchasing power of the US Dollar over time - and it looks terrifying. I call it the "stupid" chart, though, because it is a total misrepresentation of the facts because it isn't telling the full story. Here's why.

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Noonan: Not Owning Physical Gold & Silver Is A Huge Risk – Here’s Why

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Once the grip of the fiat “dollar” gives way, and it is slowly losing ground, then the price for gold and silver will find their more natural value - and not until then. When might that happen? It could be weeks, it could be months, maybe even another year or two, but whenever it happens, it is more likely to be an overnight “adjustment.” Plan accordingly.

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What the History of “World” Currency Likely Means for the U.S. Dollar – and Why

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It’s common for the world’s most powerful country to issue a currency that becomes adopted around the world as the standard for international trade but whenever that country reaches a point of epic, terminal decline, and especially when it rapidly debases its currency, the rest of the world seeks an alternative. This article outlines the history of the rise & fall of "world" currencies over the centuries and then comments on what the future likely holds for today's "world" currency - the U.S. dollar.

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Mixed Signals About Direction of Stock Market Abound – Here Are 10

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[No wonder you are confused!] Several technical and fundamental indicators have flashed caution to no avail and this has given way to an uncomfortable tension beneath the surface as investors try to find answers while keeping pace with performance. Below are 10 mixed signals about the near-term direction and theme of the markets.

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