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

August 2015: Stick with gold Greece's deal with its creditors has calmed markets. The chance of US rate rises has also hurt the price of gold. However, the deal could unravel, while concerns about China could also help the price recover. It still merits a place in your portfolio as insurance against inflation.

See our view on all the major asset classes here.

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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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

Gold is the ultimate insurance policy – an essential part of your portfolio. Here’s how to invest in it.

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.

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.

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.

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

It’s Black Monday for China – but this isn’t ‘the Big One’

China’s stockmarket has taken a battering, and the panic is starting to spread across the globe. But it’s only a matter of time before central banks step in, says John Stepek.

Get ready for deflation – hold gold and ditch leveraged growth stocks

China’s decision to devalue the yen is a clear signal for investors to take cover, says Tim Price. That means holding gold.

Gold: the best defence in a genuine currency war

The currency wars are hotting up. And as Dominic Frisby explains, it’s giving investors a very compelling new reason to hold gold.

The assets to buy now – August 2015

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

Where is China hiding all of its gold?

China claims it owns 1,658 tonnes of gold. But the real figure could be much higher. Dominic Frisby looks at how much gold China has, and why it matters.

The collapse in commodities

The fall in commodity prices has moved centre stage in investors’ worries, with the pace quickening in the past few days.