Why did the gold price surge to above 2000 USD/ounce in early August 2020?
Economics Explained host Gene Tunny discusses the drivers of the gold price with Darren Brady Nelson, Chief Economist of LibertyWorks and a policy advisor at the Heartland Institute.
Links related to the conversation include:
Darren's Mises Institute article How Fear and Uncertainty Drives Demand for Gold
Sudden Media Infatuation With Keynes' "Barbaric Relic" - Gold
Keynes vs Hayek rap battle
Milton Friedman on the gold standard – Excerpt: The Man Who Knew
Historical gold price data at measuringworth.com