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Americans households lost roughly $16 trillion in net worth between during the last U.S. recession (2007-2013). But some forward-thinking investors actually profited by 98%.
Between 2006 and 2012, gold prices climbed from $836.50 to $1,664 per ounce.
As Money Morning readers already know, gold should be in every portfolio because it's a "safe-haven" investment.
Gold maintains, and even increases, in value during economic turmoil, because there's a finite amount, it has industrial uses, and it has been valued as a currency since 700 B.C.
And by following along with Money Morning Liquidity Specialist – and Wall Street veteran – Lee Adler, who has 50 years of experience in finance, our readers know the catalysts that could lead to a stock market downturn in Q1 2018. That means it's time to prepare your portfolios.
By investing in gold now, forward-thinking investors can handle whatever the market throws at them.
How to Tell If Your Gold Is Real
Not only will gold protect your portfolio during a recession, but gold is entering a new bull market, which will make it even more profitable to own.
Today, we're showing you our bullish 2020 gold price prediction from Money Morning Resource Specialist Peter Krauth.
Even without a downturn, gold prices are expected to skyrocket 296.97% in the next two years…