Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

AdChoices

Sorry, gold bugs – hyperinflation isn’t in the cards yet Add to ...

Subscribers Only

ROB Insight is a premium commentary product offering rapid analysis of business and economic news, corporate strategy and policy, published throughout the business day. Visit the ROB Insight homepage for analysis available only to subscribers.

Defying the protestations of precious metals investors, a former U.S. Federal Reserve President argues that U.S. money supply has been declining since Chairman Bernanke announced the upsizing of Fed’s open market asset buying program. Supported by recent data, the lack of money supply growth should assuage fears of U.S. hyperinflation and reduce the attractiveness of gold-related investments.

Report Typo/Error

Follow on Twitter: @SBarlow_ROB

Next story

loading

In the know

The Globe Recommends

loading

Most popular videos »

Highlights

More from The Globe and Mail

Most popular