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

November 2014: Insurance policy In the latest rout, silver did slightly worse than gold, slumping to a 55-month low of $16 an ounce. But it may outperform gold in the next two years. But keep in mind that it is very volatile and is only for the brave. Gold should remain in your portfolio as insurance.

See our view on all the major asset classes here.

FREE REPORT: Why you should buy gold now

The one asset every investor should own – How to buy gold in 2014

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

Voters are fed up with central banks – the Swiss vote is just the start

The Swiss gold referendum is just one example of how voters are dissatisfied with politics in the West. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why, and what it means for you.

The Swiss could be on the brink of saving gold

Switzerland is holding a referendum which could force its central bank to buy hundreds of tonnes of gold. Bengt Saelensminde looks at how this could affect investors.

This indicator suggests gold’s bear market has a lot longer to go – but is it right?

No one’s paying attention to this gold market indicator – but if it’s accurate, gold’s bear market could be here for a long while to come. Dominic Frisby investigates.

Swiss gold referendum: A return to the gold standard

Swiss citizens are set to decide whether the central bank should be forced to increase its gold reserves. The prospect is making markets anxious. Why? Simon Wilson reports.

You can’t predict the future. So how do you invest for it?

As the Ukraine crisis shows, investors can never be sure what’s around the corner. John Stepek explains one investment strategy that can give you peace of mind.

Gold and silver’s time will come again, but there’s more pain ahead for now

There has been carnage in the gold and silver markets. Dominic Frisby looks at how far the bear market has to go.

How to buy gold in 2014

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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Metals and Miners


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.