Gold Heads for its Next Big Test

Retail sales are up, consumer sentiment is plummeting, and gold is thriving on the uncertainty of a wonky, cash-rich environment.

Key Takeaways:

  • Retail sales beat expectations moving into the holiday season, indicating that consumers have the money to temporarily absorb skyrocketing prices.
  • Consumer sentiment hit its lowest level in a decade, even dropping below the level we saw in March of 2020 during the onset of the pandemic.
  • As corporations jack up prices, more and more workers demand higher wages. This inflationary cycle is imbedding itself in the global economy.
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