Comment: Liquidity is king

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Liquidity is king

You're right, but I think you're missing the bigger picture.

What we need is for some farmers to take your advise.

If gold was more liquid then it would be more valuable in a practical sense. It would also be more difficult to temporarily push down its value by prohibiting currency exchanges to trade in it, which I expect will happen when the effects of inflation get out of control.

Liquidity is strongly associated with demand.

Right now physical gold's liquidity almost exclusively provided by currency exchanges and the jewelry industry. Those types of businesses will buy your metal for currency. Imagine you could buy groceries with your metal directly. If you could then suddenly you could buy a whole lot of other things with metal as well.