BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- Gold and silver have tagged nominal highs and the rally's catalyst remains firmly intact: Sovereign debt woes, in Europe and the U.S., increasingly resemble a no-win scenario. Extreme leverage by government entities has been satiated with austerity programs and liquidity solutions, with little or no work done to resolve the true issue of solvency. Greece and Portugal are suffering under unsustainable debt burdens, and Italy and Spain are the latest targets of bond-market vigilantes, who may soon turn to the U.S.As fear gains traction, it's wise to consider precious metal investments as a core portfolio holding.
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