Why Gold Won't Protect You From Inflation: What History Tells Us


Why Gold Won't Protect You From Inflation: What History Tells Us

Gold has been seen as a viable alternative to stocks for more than a decade now, in part because for at least 20 years, gold has basically kept up with the stock market in terms of price appreciation. The fact that a gold bar is a non-productive asset …
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Reasons not to hold gold

The strongest argument for holding gold is its insurance properties. A gold bar is often reached for in periods of political and economic uncertainty. And there is evidence that the price of gold is correlated with market uncertainty. My colleague …
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Gold prices tipped to continue down

The Gold Trade Association adjusted the price eight times Wednesday, finally closing business at 18,950 baht for sales per baht-weight of gold bar, meaning a buying price of 18,850 baht. On Friday, as shops closed for the Songkran holiday, prices were …
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