Introduction: Get Ready for Gold

A FEW YEARS ago, I became convinced that a powerful bull market in gold would propel the metal to price levels never before seen—at least as high as $20,000 an ounce and possibly well beyond that. I wasn’t sure about the precise timing. But I knew that timing was less important than being right about such a bull move ultimately taking place. As an investor, if you can get on the right side of the truly big moves in any market, you’ve got it made. And this was going to be a truly gargantuan move.

Since then, everything I’ve seen happening in the world has only added to my conviction that an unprecedented long-term bull market in gold is inevitable. And now I suspect that it will happen sooner rather than later. ...

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