Gold, Not Always An Inflation Hedge

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September 28, 2009 1:31pm NYSE:DGL NYSE:DGP

got-goldMatson Money CEO Mark Matson talks with FOX Business about why gold may not be a good inflation hedge. Mark says “it’s been a terrible inflationary hedge historically since

 1850… If you want to guard your portfolio from inflation short term fixed income does quite nicely if you want to beat inflation you gotta go with equities long term. To be about six or 7% long term premium but don’t bet on gold. Look it’s great for jewelry bad for your portfolio”

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