Several readers have asked about crypto-currencies, especially in the context of the dramatic advance most digital assets experienced between early February and mid-April. Did the crypto space attract capital that might otherwise have flowed into gold?
We review the yellow metal’s explosive rise and the healthy correction that followed. Looking forward, we offer seven reasons why another robust advance should soon unfold. We continue to view a portfolio inclusion of gold as imperative.
In today’s update we explore gold’s monetary role, in history and in today’s context. Peter Cavelti also responds to the two questions he is asked most frequently
Money supplies are sky-rocketing, debt is being monetized, interest rates are falling.
Because the recent fall in gold prices begs for a comprehensive reassessment, we subject the yellow metal to three tests.
The mechanics of financial markets frequently defy logic, which means that we cannot forecast the timing or extent of gold’s next movements.