Gold, Dollar Signaling Inflation Risk?

A surge in gold prices and weakness in the US dollar could be signaling expectations for inflation to rise amid massive monetary and fiscal spending.

About the Presenter

Bluford “Blu” Putnam has served as Managing Director and Chief Economist of CME Group since May 2011. With more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and concentrations in central banking, investment research, and portfolio management, Blu serves as CME Group’s spokesperson on global economic conditions.

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