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Hyperinflation and Gold's Fear Trade

August 9, 2018

Inflation dominates Venezuela’s economy, which has fallen into a deep recession of prices doubling roughly every 18 days. Frank Holmes explains how oil-rich Venezuela has been selling off its gold reserves to help pay debts. The yellow metal has held far more value than the nation’s own currency, the bolivar. Frank calls this gold’s Fear Trade, where demand for gold rises during times of hyperinflation when fiat currency values drop.

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Net Asset Value
as of 11/15/2018

Global Resources Fund PSPFX $4.86 0.06 Gold and Precious Metals Fund USERX $6.41 0.13 World Precious Minerals Fund UNWPX $3.16 0.01 China Region Fund USCOX $8.21 0.18 Emerging Europe Fund EUROX $6.33 0.07 All American Equity Fund GBTFX $24.92 0.09 Holmes Macro Trends Fund MEGAX $18.50 0.09 Near-Term Tax Free Fund NEARX $2.19 No Change U.S. Government Securities Ultra-Short Bond Fund UGSDX $2.00 No Change