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Gold (Inflation Adjusted)

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On October 7, 2009 @ 11:30 am In Commodities,Inflation,Technical Analysis | Comments Disabled

While everyone seems to be all abuzz over Gold’s new highs, you should be aware that these are nominal, not real highs.

Adjusted for Inflation, Gold is nowhere near its all time peak — in real terms, its only about half its prior highs:


gold REAL dollars [1]
courtesy of Bianco Research

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