WHAT’S UP WITH AMERICA’S GOLD?

Inquiring minds want to know. Gold is certainly topical these days. A roaring bull market tends to have that effect. What does the Federal government plan on doing with its stash? Official U.S. reserves are by far the world’s largest. The combination of record prices and a massive 8,000-ton national nest egg inspire a number of questions, some of which I explore in a new article published in the November issue of The Atlantic magazine. Here’s the online version of Uncle Sam’s Mysterious Hoard.