How Do Gold and Bonds Compare?

How Do Gold and Bonds Compare?

In an environment of ultra-low interest rates, people should consider gold as a replacement for bonds, the World Gold Council advises. In fact, the Council recommends looking at increasing exposure to gold as part of a diversified portfolio. In October 2019, the World Gold Council noted that as central banks have shifted to an “easy”…

100 dollar bill superimposed with the chinese flag with the text "what if china stops buying our debt?"

What If China Stops Buying Our Debt?

The trade war continues to heat up between the world’s two largest economies, making investors and analysts nervous about its effects on an already fragile global economy. As the largest foreign owner of U.S. Treasuries, China arguably holds the biggest trade weapon of them all: its ability to dump significant amounts of U.S. debt. Learn…