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.
Gold: the MoneyWeek view
May 2015: Shelter from the storm Keep 5%-10% of your portfolio in gold. It is a safe haven, and insurance against inflation after all the central-bank money-printing. Emerging-market retail and central-bank demand should climb too. Silver is for gamblers only: it is extremely volatile.
• See our view on all the major asset classes here.
Latest articles on investing in gold
This Canadian startup is using bitcoin technology to allow gold to be used for everyday transactions. But don’t fall for the hype, says Dominic Frisby.
Westerners couldn’t be less interested in gold. But it’s a different matter in the East, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he looks at what Asian demand means for the gold price.
Hold gold and Treasuries and prepare for inflation. Merryn Somerset Webb talks to Troy Asset Management’s Sebastian Lyon.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s May’s take on the major asset classes.
Investors are clamouring to pay for the privilege of lending to the Swiss government. But as John Stepek explains, things could be about to get a whole lot crazier.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s April’s take on the major asset classes.
There are many ways to invest in gold, James McKeigue looks at the options available, and explains everything you need to know about buying gold bullion.
There are many ways for you to buy gold. But gold coins give you precious metal content plus rarity and historic and aesthetic appeal. Here are six reasons why British sovereigns should be your choice.