Even after the debt driven 2008 financial crisis, we continually reach new record debt levels worldwide year after year.
To conclude the first quarter of 2018, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) published another alarming print on the growing record levels of global debt building (now over $247 trillion USD in total).
The next global monetary system is now becoming due.
Over the last 500 years of record history, global reserve currencies and monetary systems often have and do change. Our dominate fully fiat US dollar standard began taking full effect after further 1973 US dollar devaluations.
We live in world of finite resources and time, yet global central banks and their fractional reserve lending practitioners often try and have us believe that their drawing fiat currency and fiat credit out of thin air does not have deleterious effects on the fiat currencies they issue.
Nothing could be further from the long term truth.
This recent everything but bullion (and commodities) bubble will likely revert ahead.
The following chart provided by recently Comex gold future contract stopping Goldman Sachs provides us with the knowledge that commodity prices versus stock values ending in 2017 and into 2018, have not been this out of whack in a long time.
Prudent bullion allocations have been back tested and are mathematically proven to have been effective at wealth preservation using vast market data throughout this full fiat currency era (e.g.see this Gold Allocation study covering 1968 to the end of 2016).