The chart below measures the performance of spot gold versus the S&P 500 Index versus during 11 crisis periods since 1985. Gold returned an average +6.4% compared to -21.7% for the S&P 500 for these 11 crisis periods.
Source: Tocqueville Asset Management. Click here to see explanation of crises.
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