When former Federal Reserve Board Chairman Paul Volcker called George Gero a gold bug in response to a question Gero asked regarding gold a year ago at a CME Group conference, Gero wasn't insulted, because, as he puts it, "gold saved his life." Gero, who is Jewish and was a British citizen living in Hungary during World War II, found sanctuary from the Nazis at a Jesuit school, while his sister hid at a convent. His family's gold holdings secured their safety and eventually allowed them to escape Hungary. Given his early trials, it is quite fitting that Gero, who is now VP of Global Futures for RBC Capital Markets, would spend most of his adult life trading and analyzing gold.
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