Comment: If there is a severe market drop

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If there is a severe market drop

I would expect precious metals to drop as well,just not as much as stocks.When there is fear in the market and the general economy the average joe will hoard cash,not metals.While the obvious long term trend is inflation and weakening of the dollar,I would expect a short term strengthening of the dollar in a down market judging by recent history.If you want to make money in a falling market,the best bet seems to be shorting stocks or buying a short etf such as ticker symbol TZA.The fed has propped up the market with qe and qe infinity,but a severe market drop could happen at any time.It happened last year. Some people who are bearish on the market will be shorting stocks as well as holding some precious metals.Others who are bearish will be shorting stocks and holding mostly cash.Just my opinion.