Investing in gold

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

February 2016: Perking up Equities and economic growth are spluttering. Central banks are imposing negative interest rates. Markets are unsettled. All this has helped gold make a strong start to the year. It finished January up by 6% in dollar terms and 9% in sterling.

See our view on all the major asset classes here.

How to buy gold

At MoneyWeek, we've always believed in the power of gold. It's been exchanged for thousands of years & is a proven store of value. We think you should put at least a proportion of your wealth in the metal.

So to help you make an informed decision, we've compiled a FREE report called 'The Gold Profit Plan'. It'll show you exactly why gold is such a powerful asset – and how you can go about buying it.

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Simon Popple
Metals and Miners


Why You Should Buy Gold Now [FREE REPORT]

To help you make an informed decision, we’ve compiled a FREE report called ‘Why You Should Buy Gold Now. It’ll show you exactly why gold is such a powerful asset – and how you can go about buying it.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

The assets to buy now – February 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.

For UK buyers at least, gold is looking good

For UK buyers and sellers, the price of gold in pounds is the only price we should worry about, says Dominic Frisby. And in sterling terms at least, gold is looking good.

Gold miners have never been this cheap

Gold miners have been a terrible investment in the last few years. But now, they’re cheaper than they’ve ever been. Dominic Frisby asks if now’s the time to buy.

Snap up some gold miners

When the conditions are right, gold mining stocks will “rip”. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why.

Gold’s time is coming again – before long, you’ll be glad you owned some

The worst of gold’s bear market is over. The mood is changing. We’re not in a bull market yet, says Dominic Frisby, but it’s looking like an attractive bet.

This could be the start of a great bull market for gold miners

Gold has fallen a long way from its highs, and gold miners are universally reviled. But these are the conditions that create great bull markets, says Merryn Somerset Webb.