In addition to its role as a “safe haven” during times of economic or geopolitical tension, gold also tends to rise during periods of low and declining interest rates. Several leading experts and contributors to MoneyShow.com are optimistic about the outlook for gold and highlight their favorite ideas in the sector. Gold recently blasted to a six-year high. Why? Negative interest rates. About $15 trillion of government bonds worldwide now trade at negative yields. The amount of negative-yielding debt has tripled since last October. How is that possible? Well, central banks around the world engage in unprecedented monetary easing, which forces rates lower and lower. The world’s markets are now addicted to negative rates. It’s the crack cocaine of capital. The high-speed chicken feed of high finance. So, what does this have to do with the price of gold? One of the complaints about gold is that it doesn’t pay interest. Well, if bonds don’t pay interest, gold starts to look much more attractive. Indeed, gold has been tracking the amount of negative-yielding debt very closely. Gold’s fast and furious breakout is changing the game. My previous target on g...