04.02.2014 - Investing in bullion–without the bull
It’s not just the paranoia of Fed-bashing, “hard money” zealots: Inflation really does pose a threat this year. After the yellow metal’s brutal pounding in 2013, gold bugs are starting to feel vindicated. New data suggest that the inflation beast is stirring from its long slumber, which means the classic inflation hedge of gold could be on the verge of a comeback. Inflation expectations, as measured by the difference between yields on 10-year nominal Treasury notes and Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS), rose last month to 2.28 percent from a low of 2.10 in the preceding month. The increase represented an eight-month high...............................................Full Article: Source
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