Comparing the gold or silver price to another assets is a great way to create an understanding of the true value [of each]. The long term charts [below] indicate that this bull market is very strong; the fundamentals keep on strengthening by the day, week, month, year….The wise lesson you can draw from these charts: the trend is your friend.
So say edited excerpts from the introduction of a post* on http://goldsilverworlds.com entitled Gold to silver price ratio, Dow Jones to gold price, gold vs US dollar rate.
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The post goes on to say:
We are able to share the following charts with you thanks to Sharelynx:
- the Dow:gold ratio, from 1970 till 2012
- the long term Dow:gold ratio, from 1900 till 2012
- the very long term gold:silver ratio, from 1344 till 2012
- gold:US Dollar Index ratio, from 1970 till 2012
- the US dollar purchasing power versus the gold price, from 1774 till 2012
1. The Dow:Gold ratio, from 1970 till 2012
2. The long term Dow:Gold ratio, from 1900 till 2012
3. The very long term Gold:Silver ratio, from 1344 till 2012
4. The Gold:US Dollar Index ratio, from 1970 till 2012
5. The US dollar purchasing power versus the gold price, from 1774 till 2012
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