BALTIMORE ( Stockpickr) -- As a stock investor, how often do you look at other assets? I mean, how often do things such as gold, bonds and the dollar factor into your stock analysis? For most retail investors, the answer is "not enough."
Today, we'll change that by taking an intermarket look at five charts every investor needs to see before June.
If you're wondering how gold prices might impact the value of your stock portfolio, it's a valid question. The fact of the matter is that all markets are connected. No, I'm not talking some kind of new-age spiritualism; all markets are literally coupled together through factors like flow of funds. It's a concept called intermarket analysis or global macro strategy on Wall Street.
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