Gold versus Inflation, other Commodities, and the NYSE: It’s not what you expected
By GCRU Gold News on Saturday, June 11 2016, 00:23 - Permalink
When it comes to gold, we hear a lot of talk about its many uses. It’s an investment in its own right, a high-flying speculation, a substitute for cash, and an insurance policy against monetary disasters. Gold bugs call it a necessary tenant in every portfolio. Skeptics call it a shiny rock with no coupon. At Sprott, while we appreciate gold’s potential to deliver considerable returns, we also consider gold to be an important diversification tool. This article illustrates how gold can be used to manage risk in a typical portfolio.