Worth its weight in gold: Why silver is the horse to back when markets recover

Deep Dive into commodities

Darius McDermott of Chelsea Financial Services

Darius McDermott of Chelsea Financial Services

Having been in the eye of the storm last year, as lockdowns globally weighed heavily on demand, commodities are back in vogue.

Benefitting from a better-than-expected economic recovery, there are both short- and long-term trends presently at play for the asset class. We have growth in money supply, rock bottom interest rates and fiscal stimulus - all of which have boosted inflation expectations. Better the devil you know: Investors turn to silver in an uncertain year If investors believe in the inflation trade - and the bond market does at present - then with central banks spending their way out of trouble, real assets such as commodities are an attractive option. Add the potential for a weaker US dolla...

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