Financial crisis

Not Your Mother's Inflation
Published by Otavio Costa | Jul 29, 2021 | Articles 26

From a market perspective, there was one important lesson from both 1940s and 1970s periods: At times when investable assets yield less than inflation, owning tangible assets becomes imperative. Commodities were far-and-away the best performing asset class in both of those decades.

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Why Gold Is Statistically A Profitable And Stable Asset
Published by Thomas Andrieu | Jun 29, 2021 | Articles 4959

Gold is an eternally stable asset. It has one of the lowest levels of volatility one can find anywhere on the stock markets. What’s more, variations of an extreme nature are very rare. Furthermore, by contrast with most other assets, the absolute gold variations demonstrate stability and a high degree of regularity. Finally, the study of the statistical strength of return at 180 days indicates that gold is not overpriced.

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Basel III – Game Changer For Precious Metals Or Non-Event?
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Jun 29, 2021 | Articles 1171

Real interest rates are negative in the U.S. across all maturities, which is in favor of gold. While debt is exploding and depreciating, the ratio of debt to GDP is also rising. There will be no return to normalcy. Collapse is inevitable when the paper money created loses its effect. And it will drag the banks into the abyss, which is why they want to strengthen them first with Basel III.

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