On Wednesday, Congress finally agreed on a government stimulus/bailout plan to battle the economic impacts of coronavirus to the tune of over $2 trillion. Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve has committed to monetize the debt with QE to infinity. Practically speaking, we’re talking about trillions of dollars being injected into the US economy – all of those dollars created out of thin air.
So, what does all of the money creation and government spending mean for gold?
Peter Schiff said that with the central bank and government response to the coronavirus, hyperinflation has gone from being the worst-case scenario to the most likely scenario. If that comes to pass, gold will go through the stratosphere.
Right now, the demand for dollars and dollar-denominated assets is high. But how long will that last once the printing press gets fired up?
“What the Federal Reserve has basically told the world is if you’re an owner of US Treasury bonds, you need to sell them to us because we’re going to buy the entire bond market,” Peter said in an interview with Fox Business.