U.S. Markets close in 3 hrs 59 mins

Time to Go Gold? Metal Outshines Risk Assets on Growth Concerns

Annie Gilroy
Time to Go Gold? Metal Outshines Risk Assets on Growth Concerns

For most of the year, gold prices (GLD) have languished, thanks to a strong US dollar (UUP), hawkish Fed rate hike outlook, and strength in the equity markets. For the last few months, though, some of these factors seem to be reversing course. Equity markets, for one, have remained quite fragile and volatile (VIX) since October.