Gold vs. The US Dollar

 

Stop me if you’ve heard this one…

If the dollar goes up, then gold goes down.
If oil goes up, then stocks go down.
If interest rates go up, then stocks go down.
If stocks go down, then bonds go up.

etc…. etc….. etc….. etc…..

The above is true, except when it isn’t of course.

And that’s the problem.

Economists want beautiful formulas. Formulas that are simple and clean. But the problem is the world is not simple and clean.

The world (and the stock market) is messy…especially over the short(er) run.

So…

Does gold really care whether the US dollar goes up or down?

Let’s find out together.

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In Your Corner,

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RC Peck, CFP 

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