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Gold Prices Finished Lower on Profit Taking

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Gold prices settled lower Wednesday, giving up some of Tuesdays gains when it marked its largest percentage rise in more than 10 yrs..

Commodity analysts attributed the retrenchment to some exhaustion after 2 strong sessions of gains for the precious Yellow metal, as the USS Congress comes closer to passing a $2-T+ American aid package to help lessen the economic pain of the coronavirus pandemic.

Gold will ultimately benefit from the stimulus and a softer USD, but now it is all about stocks.

 The US major stock market indexes climbed Wednesday, with investors pinning optimism on expectations for the passage of the rescue package.

Gold for April delivery GCJ20, 0.312% on COMEX fell 27.40, or about 1.7%, to settle at 1,633.40 oz, after spiking 6% Tuesday.

The risk-on dynamic in the last 48 hrs dominated the markets did not supporting gold prices Wednesday, investors took profits and move into stocks.

Have a healthy day, stay at home!

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S. Jack Heffernan Ph.D. Economist at Knightsbridge holds a Ph.D. in Economics and brings with him over 25 years of trading experience in Asia and hands on experience in Venture Capital, he has been involved in several start ups that have seen market capitalization over $500m and 1 that reach a peak market cap of $15b. He has managed and overseen start ups in Crypto, Mining, Shipping, Technology and Financial Services.