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
November 2014: Insurance policy In the latest rout, silver did slightly worse than gold, slumping to a 55-month low of $16 an ounce. But it may outperform gold in the next two years. But keep in mind that it is very volatile and is only for the brave. Gold should remain in your portfolio as insurance.
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The one asset every investor should own – How to buy gold in 2014
Latest articles on investing in gold
No one’s paying attention to this gold market indicator – but if it’s accurate, gold’s bear market could be here for a long while to come. Dominic Frisby investigates.
Swiss citizens are set to decide whether the central bank should be forced to increase its gold reserves. The prospect is making markets anxious. Why? Simon Wilson reports.
As the Ukraine crisis shows, investors can never be sure what’s around the corner. John Stepek explains one investment strategy that can give you peace of mind.
There has been carnage in the gold and silver markets. Dominic Frisby looks at how far the bear market has to go.
The gold price has suffered a steep decline as investors’ appetite for risk has risen.
Switzerland is planning to vote on the country’s gold reserves. Dominic Frisby explains why the result could send the gold price soaring.
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.