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Top 5 Reasons Gold Prices Move

Central banks in general regard reserve allocation as an ongoing government policy. Although the governments consider fundamentals like dollar weakness and the sustainability of gold as money, they don't trade gold; they buy it as an investment. They will buy gold when they feel ... gold reserves are too low when compared to its other holdings.

Central banks tend to be price agnostic but are heavy buyers and sellers.

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-- Written by Alix Steel in New York.

Alix joined TheStreet.com TV in February 2007. Previously, she held positions in film and theater production, management, and legal administration. Alix has a degree in communications and theater from Northwestern University.
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