Fed now holds more Treasury securities than all other foreign central banks…combined… Gold is a hedge against bad government decisions

Gold Is a Hedge Against Bad Government Decisions

Gold has significantly outperformed stocks this century, gaining about 555% versus 79% for the MSCI All-Country World Index of stocks and 146% for the S&P 500 Index.(1) This is a direct result of significantly looser financial conditions, and no constraints on monetary and fiscal policy. From a financial perspective, the global economy is in a much worse place than 20 years ago, and there is no evidence that things are going to improve.