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 2015: Sensible insurance Gold is off its six-month high of around $1,300 an ounce. But jittery investors are still keen on 'safe havens'. Disinflation & fear of deflation are good for gold, and emerging-market demand is healthy. Keep 5%-10% of your portfolio in it as insurance.
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