Alarm Bells Ring and Gold Rises In October As Stocks and Property Fall Globally – Video Update

Thursday, November 1, 2018
By Paul Martin

By: GoldCore
GoldSeek.com
Thursday, 1 November 2018

In our latest video update, we consider the performance of markets in a volatile October. Stock markets globally fell sharply while gold acted as a hedge in all currencies, rising 1.7% in dollars, 4.4% in euro terms and 4.2% in sterling terms.

Stocks Fall Sharply in October
The S&P 500 is just short of a 10% decline from its record September high and remains on pace for the worst month since 2009. It has fallen from a record high of 2930 to 2640. In October alone, the S&P is down 7.3%.

Asian shares as represented by the MSCI Asia Pacific Index have entered a bear market. Many Asian stock indices, including China, fell into a bear market last week amid the global sell-off and China is down a large 30%. Japan and Australia are down nearly 15% from recent peaks.

October Market Performance (Finviz.com)

From their 52-week highs, the big tech stocks, the FANGs are down sharply: FB -33.9% AMZN -23.8% NFLX -32.8% GOOGL -18.0% and the FANG index is now in bear market territory.

Is this a correction or the start of a bear market or crash? We are not betting people at GoldCore but if we had to bet, our money is on one of the latter two – a bear market or a crash in the coming months.

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