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Gold and Silver: “Perfect Hedges” Against a Recession? Hardly.

Get an eye-opening insight into the timing of four separate silver crashes

by Bob Stokes
Updated: December 18, 2017


Gold and Silver Myth: BUSTED!

Here's the myth: Precious metals are perfect hedges against an economic downturn.

Here's what you need to know: The historical DATA contradicts this widely held belief -- not once, not twice, not thrice -- but repeatedly.

Yet, the historical record DOES show that the chart patterns of gold and silver DO follow the Elliott wave model.

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