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.
As 2022 begins, the two key concerns that are likely to continue to affect markets and increase volatility remain the ongoing pandemic, and rampant inflation.
As volatility in equity markets and crypto markets continues to surge, savvy investors have taken steps to ensure that their portfolios are diversified in order to avoid overexposure to a downturn in any single market sector.
Many such investors view temporary price dips in precious metals as nothing more than buying opportunities that allow them to acquire additional physical product for their portfolios whenever price dips.
As inflation indicators have continued to climb, many investors have returned to acquiring physical precious metals whenever buying opportunities in the form of temporary price dips present themselves.