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Fundamentals in place for Gold with Fed Tightening amid Unjustified Stock Market Valuations

The S&P 500 Index has reached new, all-time highs. While the current stock market does not have the same feeling of mania seen before the tech bust, in the context of an economy that struggles to achieve 2% growth, we struggle to justify current stock market valuations – and remember, the Fed is tightening. Gold should also benefit if the US dollar trend seen so far in 2017 continues.

Has The S&P 500 Topped At Exactly The Same Price As Gold?

Interesting facts: Spot gold has topped at exactly same levels as S&P500 top to date, on a closing basis. When gold peaked at $1,895.00 in Sep 2011, S&P500 was at a major intermediate bottom at 1200. Spot gold made a double bottom below $1,200 in Dec 2013 while S&P500 hit all time highs at 1890.90 a week ago.

Summary Of The Current US Debt and Economic Situation

Many of the factors that led to the 2008 economic crises – high debt levels, global imbalances, unfinanced social entitlements – are at even higher levels today and Economies are still too reliant on debt driven consumption.

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