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
May 2015: Shelter from the storm Keep 5%-10% of your portfolio in gold. It is a safe haven, and insurance against inflation after all the central-bank money-printing. Emerging-market retail and central-bank demand should climb too. Silver is for gamblers only: it is extremely volatile.
• See our view on all the major asset classes here.
Latest articles on investing in gold
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At current prices, it takes 232 ounces of gold to buy the average UK house – up 60% in the last three years. Here, Dominic Frisby compares the two markets.
The notion that ‘good money drives out bad’ is seeing the entire market for trading gold driven out of Western hands. Bengt Saelensminde explains what’s going on.
Tech stocks have been booming for some time now. But when that boom ends, says Bengt Saelensminde, you want to be holding gold.
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.