Investing in gold

Gold gets a Trump bump

Gold received a fillip as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un hurled threats at each other last week. But there are other bullish factors underpinning the precious metal.

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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

The lowdown on gold – Part one

Video tutorial - investing in gold, part 1

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.

The lowdown on gold – Part two

Video tutorial: The lowdown on gold - part two

In part two of this video series on gold, Ed Bowsher looks at the different ways you can invest in gold – from physical bullion to gold futures.

If you want to know where to get hold of physical gold, take a look at our directory of leading gold brokers where you can buy gold bullion, coins and bars online, over the phone or even in branch.


Latest articles on investing in gold

1990: the year Brexit became inevitable

Britain started down the road to Brexit the day it joined the European Exchange Rate Mechanism, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Gold bugs rejoice – central bankers think you’re on to something

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.

Why the case against gold is wrong

A number of economists have made the case for why investors should shun gold. They are all dead wrong, says Jim Rickards.

Gold back in the ascendant

Gold has jumped by almost 30% since early January, and is back to two-year highs around $1,350 an ounce.

One more reason to hold gold

Forget about central banks not having a plan, says Cris Sholto Heaton. Investors will come to realise they haven’t got a clue.

The assets to buy now – July 2016

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.

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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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