In the U.S., we're just a few hours from when a gold investor's thoughts turn to October - which...

|By:, SA News Editor

In the U.S., we're just a few hours from when a gold investor's thoughts turn to October - which Mark Hulbert has called the "cruelest month" for the shiny metal, pointing to average 0.9% losses over the past 30 years. Everything from decoupling to Diwali may be a factor these days, though. And MarketSci runs its own numbers to put it to the test, and concludes that October is bad, but March is worse.