Throughout the 1980s, Japan’s economy soared past the rest of the world. The growth that once earned the envy of investors and economists now stands as a dire warning against debt, speculation, and easy money.
Bullish stock market sentiment and unexpected U.S. Dollar strength are putting pressure on gold, while increased volatility in the equities and bond markets support safe haven demand for the yellow metal.
In both the stock market and the precious metals markets, investors face a paralyzing collection of bearish and bullish evidence. Everyone is looking for the asset that will emerge as the winner in this new era of finance.
There has never been a better time to add gold to your portfolio, but if you’re waiting for mainstream financial media like the Wall Street Journal to let you in on this secret, you’ll miss this golden opportunity.