Friday's action notwithstanding, in which gold prices rose as the stock market sold off, safe-haven assets are suffering at the expensive of equities and other riskier assets. That's what happens when the global economy appears to be picking up steam.
Chances are, every day you use products from Colgate-Palmolive, Clorox and Kellogg. These companies have solid balance sheets and their shares offer investors a reliable stream of dividends. But are their stocks attractive, given the prospect of deflation? DailyFinance's Nikhil Hutheesing and Dan Burrows face-off on the companies, the stocks, and whether they should be in your portfolio.