Investors Have Been Shunning Physical Assets Like Gold

Recent data points suggest professional speculators have been boosting short positions in gold. Money managers are still betting on further weakness in the gold market as many have increased net-short positions.

“The World Gold Council believes that many emerging market central banks are turning their attention to gold as after years of exposure to the U.S. dollar, and as a natural currency hedge against other reserve currencies,” reports

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Tom Lydon’s clients own shares of GLD.