Gold futures continued to drift lower, continuing the sharp decline that traders witnessed on Monday of this week. Although yesterday gold was able to recover slightly gaining $18 off of Monday sharp selloff, today traders took gold pricing back to erase those advances made on Tuesday. As of 4:55 PM EST, the most active December contract is currently fixed at $1863.50 which is a net decline of $12.90 on the day. Considering that gold futures opened at $1956 on Monday, the cumulative damage over the last three days have been almost $100 decline per ounce. A combination of strong U.S. equities (risk-on) performance, dollar strength, and modestly higher bond yields have all dampened the bullish market sentiment in the precious metals. Ever since the first week of August when gold futures reached a new record high price at $2088, gold prices have been steadily forming a series of lower […]
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