The yellow metal rallied an incredible 7.3% last month to close at $1,983 an ounce, its strongest October since 1978 when it jumped 11.7%.
One of gold’s biggest catalysts throughout history has been inflation. Debase your currency enough and gold responds almost automatically. And the bigger the inflation, the bigger gold’s response. Even the fear of inflation ignites the gold price, like we saw from 2009 to 2011.