Monday , 5 December 2022

Asset Allocation

The Growth In Money Supply Says Gold Is Going To Go Ballistic

The level of M2 - the total amount of money in circulation in the country - is not only helpful in deciphering the fair value for gold but also where the metal is headed by forecasting how the money stock will trend and...while gold doesn't move in lockstep with M2, it does follow M2 higher over time.

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Average Annual Returns During 4-Yr. Presidential Cycle

…Politicians try to juice up the economy during election years to improve their chances of re-election…but after the election is over and the next election is far away, they reverse the course and restrict the fiscal and monetary stimuli. Thus, major elections produce economic booms and busts, as politicians try to create an artificial boom before every election and take advantage …

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Bull Run In Silver Could Take It Above $160/ozt – Here’s Why (6K Views)

The silver market is only 1/10th the size of the gold market so it’s prone to crisis-driven upside explosions as money floods into it during periods of high inflation and, today, the stage is set for an explosion in inflation. I expect it to kick off a crisis-driven mania into silver like what happened in 1980 and, adjusted for today’s prices, that means silver soaring above $160 a [troy] ounce.

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Your Portfolio Isn’t Adequately Diversified Without 7-15% in Precious Metals – Here’s Why (+8K Views)

The traditional view of portfolio management is that three asset classes, stocks, bonds and cash, are sufficient to achieve diversification. This view is, quite simply, wrong because over the past 10 years gold, silver and platinum have singularly outperformed virtually all major widely accepted investment indexes. Precious metals should be considered an independent asset class and an allocation to precious metals, as the most uncorrelated asset group, is essential for proper portfolio diversification.

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Research Concludes: Ideal Portfolio Should Have 27% to 30% Allocated to Gold (+4K Views)

In the early part of the 1980s, there were many seminal gold price studies that showed 5% to 10% of an investment portfolio could have been optimally allocated to gold from 1968 to 1980 to maximize a risk return allocation based on performance. Even today many high profile and alternative financial experts...say a 10% gold allocation makes sense but a closer look at the facts show that they may be a little understated in percentage terms. Let’s take a closer look as to why this may be the case.

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