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I have written (and warned my readers) several times about the weak performance of the HUI index compared to the price of Gold. Despite general stock markets approaching pre-crisis highs and Gold holding up quite well so far, the HUI index...
Gold bugs argue that Gold is far from being a Bubble. Especially not when you look at the following comparison, which plots Gold's rise versus the Nasdaq's rise in the 1990?s. Chart: Marketwatch
After writing an article about the Platinum-to-Gold ratio, I decided to do more with the excel sheet, like calculating correlations and plotting the price charts for example. In this article, I will just focus on the Gold price.
The first use of gold as money occurred around 700 B.C., when Lydian merchants (western Turkey) produced the first coins

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