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
October 2014: Portfolio insurance Gold has fallen to an eight-month low. As the global economy has strengthened, the need for a traditional safe haven has dwindled. Still, keep 5%-10% of your portfolio in gold. Silver generally tracks and amplifies gold's moves, and is for risk-takers only right now.
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The one asset every investor should own – How to buy gold in 2014
Latest articles on investing in gold
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