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Is It Really a Dollar Rally?

Gold prices have been moving higher in recent weeks, and showing some signs of underlying strength. As can be expected, the market has seen some buying interest come in as geopolitical tensions escalate. Last weekend’s chemical weapons attack in Syria had investors seeking out the perceived safety of gold and caused some selling in equities. A recent comment from President Trump, however, has stocks rallying today as risk appetite has returned. As stocks move higher today, gold is moving lower. Although such a move should... Continue Reading

From Headwinds to Tailwinds

The tide is turning, and boy is it turning fast…Less than 24 hours ago, President Trump ordered cruise missile attacks on Syrian targets. This military action represents a major shift in policy for the administration, and it remains unclear just how much the situation could potentially escalate. The strikes are in response to the latest chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians, a cowardly, deplorable act that must be responded to and stopped. On news of the strikes, the gold market popped while stocks sank and... Continue Reading