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.
Guides to investing gold
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.
Latest articles on investing in gold
Showing a remarkable lack of faith in their efforts to control the global economy, central banks have been piling into gold since 2008. John Stepek explains what’s going on.
A number of economists have made the case for why investors should shun gold. They are all dead wrong, says Jim Rickards.
Gold has jumped by almost 30% since early January, and is back to two-year highs around $1,350 an ounce.
Forget about central banks not having a plan, says Cris Sholto Heaton. Investors will come to realise they haven’t got a clue.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the major asset classes.
As the EU referendum results emerged, gold rose more than 6% overnight in dollar terms as nervous investors piled in. Priced in sterling, the overnight jump was 22%, a record move.
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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