Case | HBS Case Collection | March 2011 (Revised April 2011)

Gold in 2011: Bubble or Safe Haven Asset?

by Robin Greenwood and Benjamin Steiner

Abstract

Case explores the pricing of gold in 2011. Is the pricing justified or are we in a speculative bubble? What data are useful in determining a view on this question?

Keywords: Inflation and Deflation; Money; Asset Management; Investment; Price Bubble; Policy; Risk Management;

Citation:

Greenwood, Robin, and Benjamin Steiner. "Gold in 2011: Bubble or Safe Haven Asset?" Harvard Business School Case 211-095, March 2011. (Revised April 2011.)