Will Gold Continue To Shine?
We see enough factors supporting gold to justify a modest allocation in suitable portfolios. Gold is a difficult investment to forecast because of its many performance drivers and the dynamic nature of those drivers. But several relationships seem to hold over time; here we discuss those factors and make a case for maintaining some gold exposure in portfolios for the current macroeconomic environment. Despite the commodity’s 20% gain so far in 2016, gold may continue to shine and additional gains may lie ahead.