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Gold and cold: Is winter driving the rally? Add to ...

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Wondering why gold is having such a strong start to the year? Blame it on the weather.

Of course, there is no direct connection between gold and unusually cold winter conditions (unless you happen to believe this is the start of an ice age that will bury the world’s cities beneath a mile of snow, and gold – along with sled dogs – will form the basis of a new monetary system.)

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