Physical gold vs gold stocks: Which performs best in a recession?
“When overall stock market corrections happen, they don’t leave any stocks behind. Contrary to popular belief, gold stocks are not spared while physical gold has proven to perform well in corrections.”
USAGOLD note: That’s the bottom line. For the full rationale including supporting demand, we recommend a visit to the link. Gold essentially is a solid disinflation hedge particularly if things regress to the point that the recession affects the stability of financial institutions. When it comes to asset preservation over the long run, nothing compares to the physical in form of coins and bullion.
Repost from 6-19-2019