Relationship Between Gold and Inflation

What Is the Relationship Between Inflation and Gold?

We’ve explored the relationship between gold and oil and gold and interest rates. But how about gold and inflation? In the current economic environment, understanding how the two are tied together is critical. How Are Inflation and Gold Related? It might seem logical that when inflation goes up, the price of gold would automatically go…

Why Is Gold An Inflation Hedge?

Why Is Gold an Inflation Hedge?

Gold is primed to maintain a starring role as a store of wealth while fears of inflation grow amid global stimulus efforts that have poured cash into the financial system, according to Barron’s. How has gold developed this reputation over time, and what does the future look like? Learn about the pillars of gold’s status…

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Why Does Ben Bernanke Hate Gold?

Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke dissed gold in a Senate Banking Committee hearing yesterday. There’s nothing surprising in that — he’s stated his views on gold before. But it’s still interesting to take a look at what he said. “No one really understands gold prices,” said the Fed chairman with a seemingly straight face. Hmmm. There seem…