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
January 2015: Buy gold for insurance Gold is off its four-year lows around $1,150 an ounce, but it looks set to struggle. But keep some gold as portfolio insurance. Silver is an industrial metal as well as a monetary one – and is extremely volatile. For gamblers only.
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The one asset every investor should own – How to buy gold in 2014
Latest articles on investing in gold
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With 2014 drawing to a close, Dominic Frisby looks back over the last 12 months to see how the predictions he made at the start of the year panned out.
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.