This week I am in New Orleans at the Jefferson Investment Conference. As with most, this conference has a theme and it can be summarized as follows: Continued QE will eventually manifest itself through devaluation of the dollar - driving the price of precious metals and other tangible assets skyward.
The distaste of Fed policies is ubiquitous, but I am pleasantly surprised to find most have accepted what is, and turned their attention to profiting from the wave of liquidity.
I’m reminded of the old saying, “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.” If the dollar is continually being devalued, we might as well align our investments to profit appropriately.
The consensus here is that gold and the rest of the precious metals are still an excellent long-term play as part of an appropriate diversification strategy. However, many comments have alluded to expectations of further short-term weakness. Some attribute this to manipulation of ... Log in or subscribe to continue reading.
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