by Justin Spittler
Gold just broke above a key level…
Today, the price of gold topped $1,300 for the first time since January 2015. Gold has now risen six straight days. And it’s off to its best start to a year in decades, up 19%.
Casey readers know gold is real money. It’s held its value for centuries because it’s durable, transportable, easily divisible, has intrinsic value, and is consistent around the world.
Gold typically performs well when investors are nervous about the stock market and economy. And if you’ve been reading the Dispatch, you know there’s plenty to be nervous about right now.