Is It Time To Get Bullish About Bullion?

There are plenty of opinions about whether this is the right time to buy gold, which is down about 35 percent from its 2011 peak and has resisted predictions of a comeback. Barron’s, the business magazine, checks in this week in with a long, balanced examination of pros and cons, and comes down on the plus side.

“U.S. stocks are at record levels exactly at a time when global stress—trade tensions, populist nationalism, and the like—appears to be growing,” writes Andrew Bary. “This may be an opportune moment for investors to shift at least a portion of their portfolios to gold: both the metal and depressed mining shares.”

Read the cover story – headlined “Gold Is Cheap. Inflation Is Coming.

You Do the Math” –  here, and decide for yourself.

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