|Thanks in part to a large US trade deficit and a weak US economy, the US dollar continues to trend lower. For some perspective, today's chart illustrates the current trend in the US dollar (blue line) as well as that other world currency, gold (gray line). As today's chart illustrates, the performance of the US dollar has varied inversely to that of gold since October 2005. It is worth noting that the US dollar is currently testing support.Notes:
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Quote of the Day"Regardless of the dollar price involved, one ounce of gold would purchase a good-quality man's suit at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the presidency of Franklin Roosevelt, and today." - Peter A. Burshre
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