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The recent surge in gold prices reflects a “growing belief that a new political order is emerging.”

Persistent inflationary pressures, driven in part by structural housing shortages, are one factor at work.

Growing discord among major trading partners is another.

There is also the possibility that gold prices may be discounting a downshift in the global economy.

And, beneath the surface, the stock market may be sending a similar signal.