While the dollar has been one of the worst-performing developed market currencies this year, which has assisted gold at various points during the year, some currency traders believe the dollar can rebound. However, there are ways for investors to prosper with the yellow metal even if the dollar rallies.
Moreover, in the face of a stronger dollar and speculation that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates over the mid- and long-term, gold prices could still move modestly higher with some help from increased demand out of the emerging markets, namely China and India.
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Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of GLD.