Savvy investors have continued to seek out ways to ensure that their portfolios remain diversified against unforeseen plunges in other markets.
After rebounding in Q2, the gold price succumbed to the pressure of sharply rising Treasury yields in Q3, when the Fed began talking about tapering asset purchases
Seeking to avoid overexposure to any single sector of the equity markets, many investors have returned to acquiring physical precious metals as price dips have allowed them to do so at a relative discount.
Modern governments have a tendency to make precisely the same mistakes with regard to currencies.
Savvy investors, continue to seek to diversify their portfolios to prevent overexposure to equity markets, or any one specific sector.
Stocks and precious metals both saw high volatility in their respective markets this week as analysts and investors alike tried to assess the impact China’s ongoing woes might have for the long term.
Supply chain disruptions and the apparent desire for world governments to embark on endless spending sprees are keeping inflation concerns front and center for most investors.
But as a nation approaches a systemic collapse, the sheep must be kept from straying to other pastures and, for millennia, governments have created pens to contain them.
Unfortunately, if people are to escape becoming casualties of an economic crisis, they must make plans and implement them in advance of the crisis.
For millennia, political leaders have been in the practice of altering, confusing and even obliterating the truth, when possible.