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Is gold a safe-haven or a hedge?

1. Is gold a safe-haven or a hedge, and what is the difference between them? 2. What is gold supposed to be a safe-haven or a hedge in relation to? 3. Does gold protect investors from a stock market crash, bond market volatility, inflation, or a systemic crisis? 4. Do the safe-haven properties of gold depend on the country and the time horizon?

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My Point-by-Point Rebuttal of Roubini’s 7-point Analysis on the Bursting of the Gold Bubble

People ask me all the time where the price of gold is headed. I do not pretend to know, especially in the short-term. However, I understand the fundamentals and Roubini clearly doesn't, nor does he have a clue about money or what causes economic growth...In fact, having just read Nouriel Roubini's seven point analysis on the Bursting of the Gold Bubble, I am of the opinion that he doesn't get even one of the seven points correct. In this article I offer a point-by-point rebuttal.

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These 8 Other "Cliffs" (In Addition to the "Fiscal Cliff") Could Also Cause the Markets to Crater

In his effort to get lawmakers to mobilize, Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke coined the term “fiscal cliff” in a testimony before the House Financial Services Committee on February 29, 2012. Investors consider it to be one of the biggest...risks that could cause markets to crater but since February, analysts have pointed to a host of other “cliffs” that threatened to destabilize the markets and the economy. Here are 8 others that people are talking about most. Words: 1140

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Watch Out! These Potential Events Could Blindside Your Financial Holdings

Merrill conducts a periodic survey of US institutional money managers. One area the survey focuses on is a set of questions on the so-called "tail risks", the less probable but potentially devastating events that negatively impact financial asset valuations. Here are the survey results from September and October of this year. Words: 535

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