Investing in gold

The assets to buy now – August 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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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.

Is it time to get back into gold?

With political and financial upheaval in the air, investors are flocking back to gold once again.

But gold is more than a safety net, more than an insurance policy against disaster…

It’s up more than 20% over the last year. And could have a long way to go from here. One private wealth manager thinks it could top its $1,900 all-time high.

That’s why, in this free report – ‘Is it time to get back into gold?’ we give you everything you need to start investing in gold for yourself

Guides to investing gold

Charlie Morris interview: gold's best first quarter in three decades

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Dan Denning speaks to Charlie Morris, investment director of the Fleet Street Letter and director of Atlas Pulse, about gold.

Tim Price - negative interest rates, Japan, and what investors need to do in 2016

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Dan Denning spoke to Tim Price about negative interest rates and the potential move to a cashless society.

How to buy gold [Video]

Video tutorial - investing in gold

In his latest video, Ed Bowsher visits a London gold dealer, looks at various gold bars and coins, and makes his first purchase of physical gold.

Why invest in gold [Video]

Video tutorial: why invest in gold

There are lots of things that could go wrong in the world. Ed Bowsher looks at how gold provides an insurance policy against disasters and crises.

A beginner's guide to investing in gold

Gold is the ultimate insurance policy – an essential part of your portfolio. Here’s how to invest in it.

How and where to buy gold coins and bars

Free comparison of leading gold brokers, with advice and guides on where and how to buy bullion coins and bars.

How to buy gold bullion

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.

Why you should buy British gold sovereigns

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.

Latest articles on investing in gold

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 – August 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.

This is all you need to know about gold right now: it’s a bull market

After years of falling prices, 2016 has seen some spectacular gains for gold mining stocks. But it’s not too late to buy in, says Dominic Frisby.

Gold is back in a bull market – and there’s every reason for it to continue

After four years of decline, gold is back in a bull market. And in times like these, you want to be buying. Dominic Frisby explains why.

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