The last Gold Market update, posted at its recent peak on the 11th, called for a significant reaction back by gold, and that is exactly what has since happened. It also called for a rally in the dollar, which hasn't happened—yet, but as we will see in this update, it looks likely to happen soon, and given that gold's COTs have barely eased on the current reaction to date, it, therefore, seems likely that gold will lose more ground on a dollar rally.
Owing to a stronger U.S. dollar, buck-denominated precious metals have fallen out of favor again. Both gold and silver currently find themselves in the red for the month of September with just a couple of trading days to go.
In August, tensions between the U.S. and North Korea rose after Trump’s famous remarks that threats to the U.S. from Pyongyang would be met with “fire and fury”. The relations between these two countries have not been so tense for a long time. What does it imply for the gold market?