Looking at the 1-yr mark, we see gold is up 1%, silver up 62%, platinum up 52%, and palladium up 22% since this time last year.
The U.S. dollar and dollar-based assets have been losing ground in the reserve asset category.
While proposed tax increases come carefully worded to give the impression of affecting only the wealthy among us, taxes have, in fact, already gone up for most Americans.
For the 1-yr period, Gold is up 7%, Silver is up 73%, Platinum is up 65%, and Palladium is up 13%.
Gold was down a quarter at $1740 for the week, but silver was down 3% to $25.40, and platinum was down 2% to $1192. Palladium up another 6% to $2672.
Following the lead of Japan may mean outsized performance of gold in the years ahead, beyond what we previously thought possible or likely.
Gold and silver are up 1% in the past week, to $1745 and $26.04. Platinum is up 4% to $1218, with palladium up 8% to $2525.
If cash is not an option, bonds are moving lower, the stock market is concerned, and interest rates are below inflation levels, where else is there to go to safeguard your wealth?
2021 Gold American Eagle Proof coins, in all four denominations, on Thursday, March 11th at noon Eastern Time.
For the 1-yr metric, Gold is up 4%, Silver is up 53%, Platinum is up 34%, and Palladium pulls up the rear down 4% since 1-yr ago today.