Gold is neither cheap nor risk-free – but it holds its value and helps to diversify your portfolio, says Chris Carter.
At MoneyWeek, we've been tipping gold since 2001. In that time it went from $250 to $1,900 an ounce in 2011 (a 660% increase), hitting record highs each year since 2002.
Successful investing is about the diversification and management of risk. It makes sense to have a part of your wealth invested in gold. At MoneyWeek, we show you the best ways to do that.
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Ed Bowsher looks at the pros and cons of investing in gold, and examines the idea that gold can provide insurance against disaster in any portfolio.
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In the first half of 2016, gold shone like no other asset class. But the second half was different, says Dominic Frisby. The truth is, we’re in a bear market.
Gold jumped by more than 5% on the news of a Trump victory. Then promptly sank to a six-month low. But markets may soon remember why gold is seen as a safe haven and store of value.
After Donald Trump’s election victory, stockmarkets rallied and bonds sold off. That’s perhaps not too surprising. But gold saw a brutal sell-off too. Dominic Frisby explains why he joined in.
As the USA finally goes to the polls, Dominic Frisby looks at what the result of the election would mean for gold’s bull market.
The dash for gold suggest banks are more worried about the effects of quantitative easing than they let on, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Britain started down the road to Brexit the day it joined the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The outlook for gold in 2017
Gold began 2016 at £720 an ounce...
When Trump won the US Presidential election it hit £1078...
It’s now sitting just below the £1000 mark.
So should you enter the market now?
Our new report examines the forces likely to drive the price over the coming months...
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