Astute investors continue to seek out alternative investments for their portfolios to aid in diversifying them away from overexposure to any single asset class.
It is relatively common that what should be recognized as a warning flag of major trouble is often ignored until things get so bad that it is almost impossible not to notice.
Physical precious metals have a long history of being viewed as a hedge against geopolitical uncertainty, economic turmoil, and inflation.
Headlines regarding the ongoing trade dispute between the U.S. and China were again the primary drivers for market moves this week. It is increasingly odd that the mainstream media seems to find news coming out of China more reliable than their sources based in the U.S.