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
September 2014: Hit by stronger dollar Gold's appeal has been dented. The US and UK look set to raise interest rates soon. But inflation could return, and another financial crisis can't be ruled out. Keep 5%-10% of your portfolio in gold as insurance. Silver is more risky – beware volatility and unpredictability.
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Latest articles on investing in gold
As Asia adopts a more middle-class lifestyle, will it fall out of love with gold? And if it does, what will it mean for the gold price? Dominic Frisby investigates.
The crisis is over and the economic recovery seems to be picking up speed. Does that mean the case for holding gold is finished? We wouldn’t be so hasty.
Gold production hit a record high in 2013. But that record could stand for many years, says Dominic Frisby. New discoveries are drying up – we may have hit ‘peak gold’.
Gold has been among the best performing assets this year and could continue rising.
There have been some very interesting developments in the gold market recently, says Dominic Frisby. Could we be looking at the start of a new bull run?
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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.