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Changes in the size of the “end is nigh” sandwich-board sign crowd – the percentage of the investing public concerned that the global financial system was about to implode – have been the primary drivers of the gold price over the past five years. Unfortunately, the Census Board doesn’t quantify their ranks so we’re left with technical analysis (as a way to measure sentiment), and the value of the trade weighted U.S. dollar (DXY) as the best tangible means to gauge whether gold is expensive or not.Report Typo/Error
- Gold Front Month Futures$1,244.800.00(0.00%)
- Barrick Gold Corp$20.550.00(0.00%)
- Goldcorp Inc$17.140.00(0.00%)
- Yamana Gold Inc$3.200.00(0.00%)
- Kinross Gold Corp$5.220.00(0.00%)
- Eldorado Gold Corp$3.190.00(0.00%)
- Centerra Gold Inc$6.750.00(0.00%)
- Yamana Gold Inc$2.540.00(0.00%)
- Sherritt International Corp$0.830.00(0.00%)
- Updated July 20 3:59 PM EDT. Delayed by at least 15 minutes.