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Gold Investment Demand to rise on Inflation & Pent-up Selling in Red-Hot Stocks & US Dollar

Stock investors owning essentially-zero gold exposure, have vast room to buy again when the wildly-overvalued stock markets inevitably roll over. Gold investment demand was triggered in 2016 by post-Fed-rate-hike stock selling delayed until January for tax reasons. Incentives to hold until January are far greater this year than most, since 2017 may see lower tax rates thanks to Trump.

Trump’s Agenda will fuel Bigger Deficits, Debt & Inflation: Super-Bullish for Gold

No matter how awesome Trump’s pro-growth economic policies ultimately prove, these Fed-levitated stock markets near bubble valuations still face an overdue bear. And Trump’s big-spending agenda is going to fuel bigger deficits, bigger debt, and inflation for years to come. That’s super-bullish for gold since it tends to move counter to stocks.

Renewed Buying in Gold Futures & GLD Shares Fuelling Gold's Next Upleg

With gold futures speculators’ collective bets no longer excessively bullish and holding back gold, that paves the way for major investment buying to resume. Meanwhile American stock investors have resumed heavy buying of GLD shares again, fueling this ETF’s big early-quarter holdings build equalling Q1’16’s massive jump that ignited gold’s young new bull.

Gold Futures Traders Breath Easy as Dovish Fed Powers the Next Major Rally

Gold futures surged after the Fed again chickened out on raising its benchmark interest rate. Gold futures speculators’ fear of Fed rate hikes has been a major drag on gold. Rate-hike risks just plummeted in the coming months, since the Fed can’t risk acting heading into the critical US presidential election. Gold’s next major upleg is likely just unleashed by the Fed.

Gold Holds Massive Gains Despite An Incredible Stock Market Rally

Gold has managed to hold its massive gains despite an incredible stock-market rally, which can really sap gold investment demand. Gold investment demand will explode again as stock markets inevitably roll over and head lower again. Nothing fuels gold investment demand like bear markets in stocks. The stock-market bear and gold’s new bull have only barely begun.

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