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Geopolitics Remain a Key Driver

Gold has gotten the week off to a strong start, moving sharply higher on Monday and seeing follow-through upside on Tuesday. The metal is likely seeing renewed buying interest as the geopolitical landscape continues to warrant risk aversion. The recent vote by Catalonia to secede from Spain is just one of several key issues that could potentially fuel risk aversion. Over the weekend, thousands of Spaniards protested the potential move, and it remains unclear if the region will in fact break away from the rest... Continue Reading

Are Gold and Market Volatility About to Explode?

With all that is going on in the world right now, the word “explode” may be a poor choice. The North Korean saber-rattling has continued, with the nation testing another intercontinental ballistic missile just days ago. This provocative action by the North Korean regime did not go unnoticed, and the U.S. along with Japan and South Korea responded with a show of force. This ongoing situation could be reaching a critical juncture, and it remains unclear how the U.S. and its allies will respond to... Continue Reading