15.10.2010 - Gold as a hedge against tail risk
From Mineweb.co.za: The latest research piece from the World Gold Council discusses the use of gold in portfolio management and this time it looks at "tail risk". Tail risks are "infrequent or unlikely but consequential negative events" and gold can be an effective hedge against such developments. The WGC starts by pointing out that the financial crisis of 2007-2009 has sharpened investors' minds over the merits of emphasising risk managing, rather than, as previously, looking for return at the expense of incurring higher risk..............................................Full Article: Source
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