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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.

Forget About Yields & Interest Rates - Gold In Direct Competition With Equities

Gold prices have registered just about the best performance across virtually all investment classes over the past six or seven months. Gold stands to gain much when Wall Street tumbles, an outcome that seems increasingly likely as world stock markets edge higher despite widespread expectations of slow economic growth and disappointing corporate earnings.

Gold Price Spike Triggers Massive Surge In Gold Investment Demand

The spike in the gold price during the holiday weekend triggered a record ONE-DAY surge in mainstream investor gold demand. How much gold flooded into Gold ETF’s and Funds on July 5th? Mainstream investors piled into gold on Tuesday, July 5th, thus pushing the ONE-DAY flow into Gold ETF’s to a record 1.4 million oz. The one-day previous record was about 1.25 Moz.

Bull Market in Gold Driven by Massive Gold Investment Buying

After shunning prudent portfolio diversification with gold for years, investors are finally starting to reestablish those essential positions. And since their collective gold holdings were so incredibly low heading into 2016, reflecting hyper-bearish sentiment, the gold investment buying has only begun. It will likely take years to complete, driving gold’s new bull higher on balance the entire time.

Gold Investment Demand Will Drive Gold Stocks Higher

Gold stocks still remain greatly undervalued relative to prevailing gold prices. Despite its doubling in less than 3 months, this red-hot sector still has another easy doubling left to come. Analysis here proves gold stocks are due to more than double again. Gold investment demand will continue growing as the Fed-levitated stock markets roll over, driving gold stocks higher.

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.

Massive Gold Investment Buying Overpowers Speculation & A New Bull Market Is Born

The magnitude of Gold investment buying seen so far this year is exceedingly bullish! Nothing like it has been witnessed since early 2009, when hedge funds flooded into gold after 2008’s once-in-a-century stock panic. Since investors have so aggressively taken the gold buying baton from gold futures speculators, the odds are stellar a new bull market in gold has been born!

Here Is What Will Fuel The Mighty Upleg In Gold In 2016

With the gold positions of speculators & investors alike so radically skewed by the Fed’s extreme market distortions, vast mean-reversion buying is inevitable in 2016 to start to normalize gold investment back to reasonable levels. Coming off of such an anomalously-low base where virtually everyone loathes gold, all this gold buying is going to fuel a mighty gold upleg.

Radical Underinvestment in Gold Today is Super-Bullish

American investors are going to soon plow tens of billions of dollars back into gold in an attempt to regain some modicum of prudent portfolio diversification. While these capital flows will be small compared to the stock markets, they are massive relative to gold investment demand. All that buying is going to catapult gold prices far higher.

Gold Proving Amazingly Resilient Despite Howling Headwinds

Gold has had a rough time, facing selling pressure from record futures shorting. The resulting new secular lows have greatly exacerbated the already-extreme bearish psychology long plaguing gold. But considering the howling headwinds gold has suffered in recent years, it has actually proved amazingly resilient, indicating strong latent demand due to accelerate as sentiment shifts.

How Large Was US Gold Market Trade Deficit In Q1 2015?

The U.S. Gold Market deficit in 2015 may surpass its full-year shortfall in 2014 of 69 mt (2.2 million oz) by a wide margin. Furthermore, with the heightened financial turmoil stemming from the Greek situation in Europe during the summer, I would imagine U.S. gold market deficits may be even higher in the second and third quarter.

Gold Seasonals Bottoming, Ahead of the Usual Major Surges

Gold exhibits strong seasonality, created by surges in global gold demand throughout the calendar year. While this has been suppressed in recent years by the Fed-fueled extreme market distortions, that anomaly is only temporary. Right now gold is experiencing its most-important seasonal bottoming.

German Gold Buying: A Chart You Have To See

German gold bar and coin purchases during Q1 2015 account for more than half of total European demand. The British, French & Canadians ranked lowest in the chart taking the 5th, 6th and 7th spots respectively. What’s more amusing, total physical gold buying from these 3 countries is about a tenth of German purchases.

Gold Futures Short Covering Rally

In the past, speculator short covering frenzies have pushed gold high enough to ignite new long-side buying by speculators. If this next short covering gold rally coincides with the lofty US stock markets and/or parabolic US dollar finally rolling over, there will be a big resurgence in gold investment demand way beyond speculator short covering.

Gold Prices and the Fed's Interest Rate Hikes

The sharp early-year surge in gold prices has fizzled in recent weeks Are higher rates really bearish for gold? Gold can’t drift lower forever any more than stock markets can rally forever. So instead of just blindly accepting the belief that Fed’s rate hikes are bearish for gold, why not check the historical record which proves just the opposite?

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