Roy Niederhoffer, hedge manager and president of R. G. Niederhoffer Capital Management discusses with Michelle Makori, editor-in-chief of Kitco News, the worst-case scenario for investors and the assets to use to protect against this downside risk.
The global economy is still far from normal. Even as it continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, 2022 will be a year filled with uncertainty. The Federal Reserve is on the cusp of tightening its monetary policy, however many economists and market analysts expect the U.S. central bank to remain well behind the inflation curve. This means real rates will remain low – a positive environment for gold. A slowing global economy also means that investors might have to navigate the rising risk of stagflation – but there is more than the gold story to be told. The green energy transition could create new opportunities for silver and PGM metals. Stay tuned to Kitco News to learn about what is in store for 2022.
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