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How dynamic, risk-managed investment solutions are performing in the current market environment

1st Quarter | 2023

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Current market environment performance of dynamic, risk-managed investment solutions.

Double bottom

Gold prices declined to the previous low set in September, forming a double bottom at around $1,620 per ounce. Prices bounced up from the support level and closed the week at $1,656.30 per ounce.

If this support holds and prices continue upward, then this double bottom could prove to be a significant reversal formation.

Also, we will continue to look for a breakdown in the U.S. dollar as a confirmation of the trend reversal.

This reversal in gold prices and the U.S. dollar could be technically signaled sometime after the midterm elections.

We may be entering a “Winter of Conflicts,” where major military, economic, and political battles will be fought: The war in Ukraine, the stagflation battle in the U.S. economy, and various conflicts arising over shortages of food and fuel in Europe and the global south. Gold may be a source of protection in these coming times.

Rick Andrews is president of Avant Capital Management.

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