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Tag Archives: inflation

Gold Will Go Parabolic When This Event Happens – But We’re Not There – YET!

One of gold's allures is its use as a hedge against negative economic outcomes: inflation, deflation, general economic collapse and even war [with] investors and speculators enter[ing] the market based on their guesstimate of how bad things might get. [An analysis of] how gold performs during inflation and deflation [suggests, however, that there has to be some another] market force - some secret force - that has driven gold prices by +370% over the last 10 years. Words: 734

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What Would It Take For Hyperinflation To Occur in the U.S.?

There is a difference between inflation and hyperinflation...and there is no gradual path from one to the other. To wind up with true hyperinflation, some very bad things have to happen. The government has to completely lose control... the populace has to completely lose faith in the system... or both at the same time. [Are we there yet? Let's take a look.] Words: 1188

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Is Gold A Good Portfolio Diversifier and/or Inflation Hedge?

While gold has traditionally been seen as a tactical way to help preserve wealth during market corrections, times of geopolitical stress or persistent dollar weakness, we think there is a case to be made for gold as a core diversifying asset with a long-term strategic role in multi-asset portfolios...as gold’s historically low or negative correlation with most other asset classes argues in its favor...This article looks at how gold-backed assets have behaved over time as a portfolio diversifier, tail risk hedge and inflation hedge.

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What the Progression of Inflation Means For the Price of Gold

Inflationary periods are highly unjust. They undermine the ethics of hard work and thrift. They destroy solidarity, lead to widespread hardship and often to social unrest. Gold, in contrast, has been the best hedge as investors seek to protect themselves against the large purchasing power losses of inflated currencies.

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