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The Relevance Of Gold As A Strategic Asset
Author World Gold Council | Published by Goldbroker ™ | Feb 6, 2019 | Articles 1974

Gold is a highly liquid yet scarce asset, and it is no one’s liability. It is bought as a luxury good as much as an investment. As such, gold can play four fundamental roles in a portfolio: a source of long-term returns, a diversifier that can mitigate losses in times of market stress, a liquid asset with no credit risk that has outperformed fiat currencies, and a means to enhance overall portfolio performance.

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De Gaulle Convinced No US Gold Left
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Feb 5, 2019 | Articles 2543

The lack of audits and the massive trading of paper gold, does point to the fact that there is something more sinister going on in the gold market. This is all likely to be revealed when the real pressure on the dollar starts and gold rises fast. At that time paper holders of gold will ask for delivery and China and Russia will call the US bluff.

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Times A-Changin’ – But Gold Permanent
Published by Egon Von Greyerz | Jan 16, 2019 | Articles 3095

What makes gold the most obvious wealth preservation investment and insurance against a false financial system is its permanence. The proof of this is indisputable since gold is the only money that has survived for 5,000 years. Ephemeral financial systems and currencies come and go, so do empires. But gold survives them all. As JP Morgan stated: “Money is gold and nothing else”.

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