The price of Gold softened moderately overnight in the Far East and Europe, trading in just a $6 range. The good news is that the price is relatively steady. The bad news is at this moment is there doesn’t seem to be a catalyst to get the price of Gold back over the $1,300 level once again.
The driving force, or the lack of, is coming from the activity in the U.S. Dollar. It seems that a controlling factor in the Dollar index has been coming from the Brexit negotiations. When their deliberations take a turn for the worse, the Pound Sterling and the Euro take it on the chin causing the U.S. Dollar to strengthen and in turn effect the price of Gold.
This looks like a continuing pattern until they find a resolution. So, in the near term, I expect the price of Gold to stay below the $1,300 level.
196,000 jobs were created in March, which should increase an already strong consumer confidence figure. When the job number was released at 8:30 this morning, stocks gained and the price of Gold sold off two
There seems to be very little risk in the Equity Market these days eliminating the need for so-called safe haven investments. Some Financial advisors still recommend a dollar cost averaging approach to get into the Gold market and put in place a truly balanced portfolio.
Have a wonderful Friday.
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