A new policy from the region's central bank was enough drive big gains in classic inflation hedges Thursday.
If you're a swing trader looking for a contrarian call, don't overlook the potential of the precious metal.
The traditional bellwether metal has had an impressive run to start the year. It could foretell one of three disaster scenarios.
UBS expects double-digit percentage losses in the precious metal over the next 12 months.
Shares in just about anything related to the precious metal have plunged over the last year. But rising inflation may revive the sector.
Investors are worried about Barrick Gold and Yamana Gold. The precious metal overall doesn't seem ripe for a rally anytime soon.
Prices of the precious metal tumbled as low as $1,280 an ounce following news of the government shutdown earlier this week.
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