As the S&P Soars, What Could Gold Do?

Author: Frank Holmes
Date Posted: August 26, 2014 Read time: 2 min

On Monday morning investors saw the S&P 500 Index hit a historic milestone and Kitco News’ Alex Letourneau starts this week’s Gold Game Film by asking Frank Holmes his thoughts on the movement. Frank says the all-time highs in the index could be why we’re seeing record stock buybacks as well as equities on the rise.

Tune in to the entire interview to see what Frank thinks of China allowing three more banks to import gold, as well as how Shanghai’s plan to implement a gold free-trade zone could affect demand of the precious metal.


For more on what’s driving gold, check out this interactive to learn why the critical drivers are all pointing in the same direction.

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