Is there still time to buy gold? As the markets whipsawed in response to news from China, North Korea, and Spain,  Treasuries, Bund and emerging market bond yields might have been expected to fall with the flareup in risk. Instead, yields remained steady on ongoing concerns about inflation.  Buyers in China and India continue to seek gold as both a luxury and an investment, yet gold is still below its peak in January, 1980, adjusting for inflation.

Jeffrey Saut, Raymond James

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