Gold Retraces GDP Shock On Correlation Extravaganza
January 31, 2013 - 10:18am
It would appear this morning's spending and income data (and the fact that US equity markets opened down) was enough for a de-correlated explosion in risk-assets in general. Gold has retraced its post-GDP spike (and Silver is close) but with the USD weaker (thanks to risk-lever of all risk-levers EURUSD) Stocks are surging and bonds tracking along as 10Y breaks back above 2.000% once again. A nicely engineered stop-run to ES 1500 and 10Y 2.00% or real money 'rotation' - you decide... The anti-correlation is typically unsustainable - so who will win today? Stocks lower or gold/oil higher? Gold and Silver roundtrip from yesterday's GDP... and risk-assets in general decouple today... or was it all enegineered to get ES to run stops at 1500?
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