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Dollar nowhere near Bottoming out, Gold nowhere near Topping out

Despite two rate hikes & impending balance sheet reduction, the 10-year yield has moved 15% lower since early March while USD has been weakening, both contrary to many forecasts. While USD has been falling, Gold has rallied over $200 since December 2015 to its current mark at 1,276.70. Now there are many potential catalysts to move make the 20%+ seen in Gold look small.

Stock Market Meltdown - Real Test for Gold & Cryptocurrencies

The real test for gold and the cryptocurrencies is going to come when the stock market enters bear-market territory. Gold provided a solid safe-haven during earlier financial crisis & will likely do so again. Bitcoin and Ethereum have the potential to do so, but they are unproven and carry additional risks. It all comes down to your risk tolerance. Do you want to shoot for the moon or want stability?

Is Gold a Commodity, an Investment, or Money? - The Golden Chameleon

At times, gold behaves like a commodity. The gold price tracks the ups and downs of commodity indices. Sometimes, gold is viewed as a safe haven investment & competes with stocks and bonds for investor attention. On occasion, gold assumes its role as the most stable long-term form of money the world has ever known. Like a chameleon, gold also changes its nature depending on the background.

U.S. Mint to Resume Selling Platinum Coins

The U.S. Mint said it will resume selling its American Eagle platinum bullion coins at a 4 percent premium over the spot price on March 10, ending a four-year exit from the market, due to renewed interest from investors and dealers. US Mint has built up an inventory ahead of the coins going on sale.

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