No central banker would ever willingly choose to go back on a gold standard. But in a scenario where there’s a total loss in confidence, they’ll likely have to go back to a gold standard.
There is one dormant clause that could see the Aussie government walk away with more gold than any other country in the world.
When it comes to gold, gold in the ground, and gold mining, there’s no question that Australia is a superpower.
It’s time Aussie investors take the leap, ditching the bricks and mortar and paper trades for the shiny gold stuff.
Gold is hard to find and hard to bring up out of the earth. As a result, its quantity is always limited — by nature herself.
Automation, robotics, and 3D printing will obliterate China’s low-cost, state-subsidised manufacturing industry.
When this trigger is pulled and the gold panic starts, it’ll run out of control very quickly. Gold prices will soar to heights no one thought possible just a short time ago.
We knew the romance around the ‘sharing economy’ wouldn’t last forever. Uber and other ‘sharing’ businesses have had a neat run of it.
Since 2000, gold has greatly outperformed every other asset you can think of. So in that sense, gold performs an important insurance function.
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