Everyone (including me), based on the little packages of trailing history that we are, mutters about inflation and gold being its hedge. We are lead to understand that with inflation we can devalue the debt—that is the benefit we pray for.
Is that what's happening? Will it be the same as it has always been? Can it happen?
First up in mind these days is: That's an awful big f'n financial mess the world's financial class has put everyone in. Next I think: Gold's price sure has been looking like it's being managed. Then: Are thos etwo linked? Duh!
The Masters of our universe are the banking class. What do they claim to master? Money or more correctly fiat currency which is a great tool when your business is the illusion of wealth.
Why would they want gold (increasingly the common man's wealth measure) to muscle in on their territory? I wouldn't! ...