"It's not over," says Louis James, chief metals & mining strategist of Casey Research. James believes that markets fluctuate, and investors follow to find opportunity. Gold has been regarded as a currency for all of recorded time. To bet against it in favor of the printing press scrip being served up by global central banks is pure folly.
"an ounce of gold would buy you a good suit." That remains a decent truth though the quality of tailoring has varied of late. The point is that gold isn't a speculative bet, but a store of value.
"To speculate you buy the gold stocks," he says, but if you want to own something you're sure will have absolute value regardless of the markets, keep your money in bullion. "If gold isn't working right now you need to look on it as a buying opportunity." He said