To trade forex, gold, commodities, the stock market, and futures you need to be aware of how international strategic motivations affect market sentiment. Prices are driven by "groupthink" perceptions of the unknowable future. News is incomplete or manipulated. We try here to penetrate beneath the spin to understand how strategic interests, international politics, and strategic mistakes affect future sentiment, to forecast price trends.
Gold to act as safe haven, but play no role in money system
Gold is to play a role as a hedge and a safe haven, but is unlikely to play a formal role in the international monetary system, according to Chatham House.
A return to using gold as an anchor would "be impractical or even damaging, given gold bullion's deflationary bias". Also see "Reasons against gold standard".