Precious metals have a long history as a hedge against inflation and times of uncertainty.
An article by Jeff Thomas, feature writer for Strategic Wealth Preservation, Doug Casey’s International Man and 321gold.com In advising those who are considering international diversification, the most common misconception I hear is that, “There’s not really anything you can do. The globalists are taking over the world and that means that there’s nowhere to go…
Inflation, geopolitical uncertainty, and economic uncertainty have frequently driven prices for precious metals higher in the past.
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The circumstance of stubborn inflation, elevated political conflicts, and overpriced stock and real estate markets creates an ideal scenario for gold.
In the current economic and geopolitical environment, savvy investors have continued efforts to ensure that their investment portfolios are sufficiently diversified against the effects of inflation, economic uncertainty, and geopolitical tensions.
Many investors have included physical precious metals as part of their diversification plans, given their long history as a hedge against both inflation and times of economic turmoil.