Where Is Gold Headed?
Rick Rule: Focus On These 2 FactorsThe price of gold in 2017 will be ruled by two things: 10-year U.S. yields & the U.S. dollar. At least that’s what famed investor Rick Rule thinks. Giving his 2017 outlook, Rule tells Kitco News he expects these factors to weigh on the yellow metal at least for the first quarter of next year. ‘I think the chief competitor that gold has is the 10-year treasury, I think that’s the world’s benchmark instrument where people go to in times of stress,’ the Sprott U.S. Holdings CEO said. ‘A small deviation of wealth from the U.S. 10-year treasury to gold and gold stocks will have a dramatic impact on gold prices.’ In his candid and straightforward fashion, Rule also shared his outlook on newly elected Donald Trump, who he thinks will likely worsen the U.S. deficit issue in 2017 .. 6 minutes