|For some perspective on the stock market, today's chart presents the Dow divided by the price of one ounce of gold. This results in what is referred to as the Dow / gold ratio or the cost of the Dow in ounces of gold. For example, it currently takes a mere eight ounces of gold to "buy the Dow." This is considerably less (82% less) than the 44.8 ounces it took to buy the Dow back in 1999. While the actual Dow continues to make new post-financial crisis rally highs, the most recent rally that occurred in the Dow priced in gold is fairly similar to several bear market rallies that have occurred since late 1999. It is also of interest that the Dow / gold has often tested (and is currently testing) resistance (red line) of its accelerated downtrend but has failed to break through on each occasion.Notes:
- Does the gold rally continue or is the party over? The answer may surprise you. Find out now with the exclusive & highly regarded charts of Chart of the Day Plus.
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Quote of the Day"Gold will be around, gold will be money when the dollar and the euro and the yuan and the ringgitt are mere memories." - Richard Russell
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