Crude's correlation to gold and why the bulls are ready to charge

In this episode of The Pod of Gold,

Nick Frappell & Shae Russell discuss managed money’s increased short position for gold and silver’s recent bounce. Nick delves into Russia’s recent monetary theatre, then takes a deep look at the bullish predictions for Brent, and crude’s correlation to gold.


Nick Frappell

Global General Manager

Shae Russell


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Time Stamps:

  • 0:44 — Managed money is on the defensive, yet technical support for gold is strong
  • 7:16 — Nick’s bullish call for silver played out, where to next?
  • 10:18 — Russia, rubles, and gold
  • 14:05 — Understanding the dollar dominance
  • 15:00 — Brent demand drops and takes the crude price with it
  • 14:10 — Can Russia’s oil supply be replaced?
  • 18:59 — Brent at US$200 per barrel is possible
  • 21:26 — Key takeaway: Higher oil prices may lift gold 
  • 23:32 — Aussie dollar short covering