Gold is gaining momentum after a 5-year consolidation and is set to challenge the 2011 highs some time next year. Once gold clears $2,000, a powerful bull market should drive the gold price meaningfully higher.
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Gold has been an unloved asset class for years but that is about to change. I am expecting a bear market in equities and rising yields as a consequence of years of central bank QE.
Ultimately, I think gold will reach $5,000/ozt-$10,000/ozt, as a multi-year bear market in equities and the USD unfolds (along with a USD currency crisis), but let’s get to $2,000/ozt first.
Should gold continue on its bullish trajectory, the gold (and silver) miners will explode higher.
$XAU is an index of gold and silver mining companies, and they are on sale today, following a catastrophic collapse from 2011 to 2016. Miners are cheaper today than they were all the way back in 2000 when the gold bull market began (and gold was trading at $250/ozt). Many gold and silver mining companies are now breaking out from multi-year base formations. Fortunes will be made in this sector over the next 5-10 years…
The U.S. Dollar
The US stock market has rallied +167% from 2012 to 2018. US Treasuries added almost +40% from 2013 to 2016 before falling -20% over the last two years. The USD added +32% from 2013 to 2017 before declining -15% over the last 15 months.
Meanwhile, the Large Speculator position (blue bars) is now short silver for the first time in years. The scene is set for a rocket launch in silver prices.
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