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Gold / US Dollar Inverse Correlation

Commodities / Gold and Silver 2018 Sep 17, 2018 - 06:16 PM GMT

By: Nadeem_Walayat

Commodities

This is my fourth article in a series of 5 to conclude in a detailed trend forecast for the Gold price for the whole of the remainder of 2018.

  1. Gold Price Trend 2018 Recap
  2. Trend Analysis
  3. Seasonal Analysis
  4. US Dollar
  5. Forecast Conclusion

However the whole of this analysis was first made available to Patrons who support my work on the 9th of September. So to get immediate First Access to ALL of my analysis and trend forecasts then do consider becoming a Patron by supporting my work for just $3 per month. https://www.patreon.com/Nadeem_Walayat.

US Dollar

Well this chart says it all! Maybe I should have analysed the US Dollar instead of Gold! Do you see what I see? Can't really miss it. There currently exists (well for at least the past 2 years) an extremely strong inverse correlation between the Gold price and the US Dollar!

Whilst I will come back to an in-depth analysis of the US Dollar in a future article. However a quick technical take shows that the US Dollar is in a trading range with an upward bias that is likely to persist for the remainder of this year which implies DOWNWARDS PRESSURE ON THE GOLD PRICE!

Why is the US Dollar strong? Strong economy, rising interest rates. US exporting chaos abroad i.e. trade wars that suck in capital from worried foreign and domestic investors as I mentioned in my 21st July in-depth stock market analysis and trend forecast.

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The whole of this analysis and my concluding trend forecast has already been made available to Patrons who support my work. So to get immediate access right now and First Access to ALL of my future analysis and trend forecasts then do consider becoming a Patron by supporting my work for just $3 per month. https://www.patreon.com/Nadeem_Walayat.

Nadeem Walayat

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Nadeem Walayat has over 30 years experience of trading derivatives, portfolio management and analysing the financial markets, including one of few who both anticipated and Beat the 1987 Crash. Nadeem's forward looking analysis focuses on UK inflation, economy, interest rates and housing market. He is the author of five ebook's in the The Inflation Mega-Trend and Stocks Stealth Bull Market series that can be downloaded for Free.

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