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Adam Perlaky

Adam Perlaky

Senior Analyst, Americas

World Gold Council

Adam joined the World Gold Council in 2017 as a Senior Analyst on the Research team, focusing much of his time on investment research and portfolio analysis. He works with pension funds, endowments, and other institutional clients on portfolio optimization, and presents insights on the gold market in the media, and at conferences. Previously, he was a managing director and head of ETF Research for Market Realist, a financial technology company. Before that, he was the Chief Strategist at New Albion Partners, a boutique investment brokerage firm. Adam spent over a decade as a hedge fund portfolio manager and trader with a focus on derivatives and volatility strategies.

Adam holds a B.A. from Pomona College, double majoring with distinctive honors in Economics and Psychology, and an MBA from the Yale School of Management with a concentration in Asset Management.

Adam Perlaky
Senior Analyst, Americas
World Gold Council

Despite last week’s selloff, market shifts could bode well for gold prices

The stock market embraced the weakest one-week performance since the financial crisis last week on the back of growing concerns of the continued spread of the coronavirus across the globe. Despite the risk off-moves, gold was lower by more than 3% last week, which is historically unusual during these types of movements. There are a few potential reasons for the weakness.