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Trump Boosts The Gold Price
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The net short position in gold futures is now 26,500 contracts. At the depth of the bear market in December 2015, there was only two weeks where the positioning was more extreme, at 27,200 contracts.

This Sector Is an AVOID!
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There is a good chance that the long term impact of this royal commission will be a complete dismantling of bank business models. As I pointed out yesterday, banks are already starting to put their funds management businesses up for sale. Next, the rest of the wealth management arms (including the financial planning networks) will probably go too.

Who Wants Gold with Their Trade War?
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US markets bounced back overnight. There was no reason in particular. Probably just that, on consideration, the previous day’s falls might have been a little excessive. Still, the market feels a little bit like the proverbial cat on a hot tin roof. That is, edgy, nervous, and ready to jump if need be. In my view, the risk of a trade war is higher than many people think.

Gold Breakout and Bear Market in Stocks
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If you want to get into an asset in a bull market instead, take a look at gold. Since bottoming in late 2015, gold has been in a bull market. It’s just that most people haven’t noticed. Early bull markets are tough to identify, in the same way that early bear markets are tough to identify.