Gold has historically been viewed as a hedge against inflation and a safe-haven asset. As the equity markets climb ever higher and experience ultra-low volatility, memories of the days before the financial crisis bring up concerns of when, not if, a market correction will happen. Will gold have a seat at the table?
*January 2001 to September 2017. Sources: Bloomberg LP, Morningstar Inc.
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