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Gold Market Strategy: An Upward Price Acceleration May be Imminent

I wrote in my recent article on the outlook for gold:Why Gold May Begin the Last Leg of its Bull Market Sooner Than You Think, posted February 23, 2009, that I was anticipating a possible acceleration phase or blow-off top in the gold market price (now at $951.10 per ounce).
 

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Will This Stock Market Go Lower?

A long term bull or bear market in equities may last as long as 16 years, as was the case in the bear market from 1966-1982. That long term bear market included a deep 48% retrenchment in the Dow Average in 1973-1974. The market rose powerfully out of that 1974 bear market bottom, and stocks then traded in a range until the new dawn of the long term bull market beginning in August 1982 as a free market Reagan administration took over the reins of power.

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Why Some Investment Managers Fail to Preserve their Clients' Wealth

Many advisors on Wall Street, including many mutual fund managers, many hedge fund managers and many bank trust departments, fail at their primary task: preserving and/or growing their clients' capital.
 
Such managers may suffer from the" institutional imperative," or "group think." This is where the players in the market may be blinded by the raw emotion (bullish or bearish) of a given market's movement or trend and act accordingly with the will of the herd. 

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Gold Price Shines and Takes a Breather: Is There More Upside to Come?

The gold price has recently broken out of a flag formation on the upside on the weekly gold chart in a price move from $900 and trading as high as $1007.70 on February 20, 2009. The gold market is now pulling back down sharply to as low as $905.70 intraday on March 3, 2009. This pullback to the breakout point appears to be normal, and the gold market could resume its powerful uptrend once this retreat is over.

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