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Which Investments Are the Best Safe Havens In A Financial Crisis? (+3K Views)

As investors look for safe havens in a potential market panic, I am reminded of the adage, "In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king." Today, I see several metaphorical one-eyed men in this land of the blind that could serve as safe havens were there to be a market panic. All of them have significant flaws. In this post I would like to discuss them one by one. Words: 780

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Move Aside USD: The New Safe Haven Currency is the "Swissie"

According to conventional market wisdom, there are three safe haven currencies: the Swiss franc, Japanese yen, and US dollar. It is to these currencies that investors flock whenever there is a crisis, or merely an outbreak of uncertainty, and for much of the period following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the three were closely correlated [but that is nolonger the case as the title of this article so indicates. Let me show you what has happened of late.] Words: 670

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