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Both U.S. dollar index (DXY) and gold have been rallying in tandem since last year, which is a rare occurrence due to their normally inverse correlation. @A Financial Site For Sore Eyes & Inquisitive Minds[As can be seen in the chart below:]
Source: WingCapital Investments
…historically there were only two other periods since 2000 during which:
- Gold rallied more than 10% in the past 52 weeks while DXY was also positive @Follow the munKNEE
- Both gold and DXY were up 4 out of the last 5 weeks
The instances (2006 & 2010) are highlighted in the above chart, and the forward returns in gold are shown below:
|Date||Gold||52-Wk Chg||DXY||52-Wk Chg||Both DXY & GC Up Last 4 / 5 Wks||Gold Forward Chg||4-Wk||12-Wk||24-Wk||52-Wk|
The statistical analysis illustrates that when gold and U.S. dollar were up in the long and short-term together during 2006 and 2010, substantial gains in gold were still ahead within a year in both instances. .@Gold&Silver
[Given the above,] while elevated speculative positioning and looming weak seasonality (gold tends to top around end of February and pull back for several months before launching higher again) could mark a short-term top, in the long-run, we expect gold to march towards and reach its all-time highs…
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