Gold and Gold-Mining Stocks as a Potential Hedge in Equity Portfolios
In the past few years, gold and gold-mining stocks have been among the weakest performers in our Global Value and International Value strategies. Given the dramatic decline in some of these holdings, clients have questioned their presence in our portfolios.
We believe that gold and gold-mining stocks continue to have a fundamental place in our Global Value and International Value strategies. We’ve organized this paper around the three major reasons for this conviction.