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

July 2015: Hold on to gold Gold failed to benefit from uncertainty over Greece, closing the month around 1.5% lower. We expect it to do well if Grexit becomes a reality and recommend holding a small part of your portfolio in gold as insurance against this, as well as against the return of inflation.

See our view on all the major asset classes here.

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

500g gold bullion bar © Thinkstock

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

Gold coins © Thinkstock

Free comparison of leading gold brokers, with advice and guides on where and how to buy bullion coins and bars.

'How to' guides

The lowdown on gold [Video]

Ed Bowsher looks at the pros and cons of investing in gold.

Latest articles on investing in gold

Gold plunges to five-year low

Goldbugs have had a nasty week – gold has slumped to around $1,100 an ounce.

We’re thrilled gold is falling

The price of gold is falling, and that’s just fine for two good reasons. Merryn Somerset Webb explains.

How much worse can it get for gold?

The price of gold has fallen to a five-year low. Dominic Frisby looks at what’s been going on in the gold market, and asks: what’s next for gold?

The biggest secret in the gold market for the past six years is revealed

The amount of gold China owns has long been a secret. But now it’s out, and it’s less than anyone thought. John Stepek looks at why China’s coming clean now.

The assets to buy now – July 2015

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s July’s take on the major assets to buy now.

Gold, Greece and the end of the era of the central banker as God

The Greece crisis might mark the point at which the rule of the central bank supremo comes to an end and gold comes good again. Dominic Frisby explains why.

How to buy gold in 2015

At MoneyWeek, we've always believed in the power of gold. It's been exchanged for thousands of years & 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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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.