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Don't Ignore What Surging Inflation Indicates: Go Buy Some Gold

Changes in headline inflation measures suggest a gentle firming in prices. However, underneath the surface there is evidence that inflation may continue to rise past the steady 2% nirvana that central banks prefer. Finally, should inflation expectations rise faster than nominal rates, gold is likely to continue to merit a place in most portfolios.

Gold Reacts to Increased Odds of a December Rate Hike

India’s plan to tap idle gold may exceed expectations. Appetite for gold in China, which accounts for one-fifth of global investment demand, could fall as the country moves to internationalize the yuan. Gold prices may dip as the Federal Reserve hikes rates. But sustained economic strength in the longer run should start to push inflation higher, helping gold.

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