Williams is a principal at Strategic Gold, a Naples, Fla.-based firm that buys and stores physical gold for investors. Williams was an NYSE floor trader for 29 years for Richardson Greenshields, Glenwood Securities and other firms. He holds a B.S. in civil engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Four fundamental factors support a move substantially higher.
The $1,300 level is key to confirming this bull market.
The volatility is not over, and gold's safe-haven status is once again key.
Gold's safe-haven qualities are once again on display.
Several factors come into play during this time each year.
Dollar alternatives are showing strength in the marketplace.
It's been a rough start to the summer for the commodity currency.
It's astonishing that many of the same people who put us in this perilous spot are now sounding the alarm.
Summer fun for the yellow metal?
We remain bullish on gold for the remainder of the year and beyond, but we could see volatility along the way.

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