Comex gold traded as high as $1,338.3 overnight on Nov. 9, when this "flight to safety" investment spiked higher as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 800 points on that short-lived negative reaction to the Trump election victory. Gold set its post-election low of $1,124.3 the Troy ounce on Dec. 15, down 16%. Gold then rebounded by 12.5% to post-election high of $1,264.9 on Feb. 27, a failed test of its 200-day simple moving average.
This correction and recovery was mirrored by shares of VanEck Vectors Gold Miners ETF (GDX) , Barrick Gold (ABX) , Yamana Gold (AUY) , Goldcorp (GG) and Newmont Mining (NEM) with larger measures of volatility.
Here's a scorecard for Comex gold, the gold miners ETF, and four gold mining stocks.