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If you only make one investment this year, buy a golden pig

Reuters/Jo Yong-Hak
Efficient markets!
By Matt Phillips
Published Last updated This article is more than 2 years old.

It’s the only sensible choice.

In all seriousness, it’s been a tough backdrop for picking winners this year. But gold has been a big one. The outperformance of the metal is tied, in part, to the flood of cash out of China, some of which is finding its way into the barbarous relic. Meanwhile, hog prices are holding up amid rising demand for pork from consumers.

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