U.S. stocks began the week deeply in the red as investors continued to move to the sidelines in September amid several emerging risks for the market. This might be the perfect opportunity to invest in precious metals.
But why Gold? Why would an individual or government want to hold Gold as a safety net for troubled times? You cannot eat Gold, in the same way you cannot eat currency, nor a stack of Treasury Bills. But Gold can help make sure you can eat later. Or in the case of government, can help ensure you can purchase whatever goods and services your populace may need later.