Investing in gold

The assets to buy now – July 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.

Why you should buy gold now

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 '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.

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

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.

The assets to buy now – July 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.

Chart of the week: gold’s record surge against sterling

As the EU referendum results emerged, gold rose more than 6% overnight in dollar terms as nervous investors piled in. Priced in sterling, the overnight jump was 22%, a record move.

Why Mervyn King is going for gold

The former Bank of England governor has issued a stark reminder of the importance of holding some gold as portfolio insurance.

The weak US dollar trade is still on – stick with gold

With little chance of higher US interest rates in the near future, the weak dollar trade is still on. John Stepek explains why, and the best way to profit.

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