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Even Bulls Get Stampeded by Gold's Best Quarter in Three Decades

  • `Absolutely no one saw this coming,' Sharps Pixley's CEO says
  • Biggest inflows since 2009 join record volume in Comex futures
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Gold’s been on such a tear, even the bulls got left behind.

“Absolutely no one saw this coming,” said Ross Norman, chief executive officer of bullion dealer Sharps Pixley, who began his gold career at refiner Johnson Matthey Plc more than 30 years ago. “Forecasts made at the start of the year were out of date within weeks.”