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.

Guides to investing gold

The lowdown on gold – Part one

Video tutorial - investing in gold, part 1

Ed Bowsher looks at the pros and cons of investing in gold, and examines the idea that gold can provide insurance against disaster in any portfolio.

The lowdown on gold – Part two

Video tutorial: The lowdown on gold - part two

In part two of this video series on gold, Ed Bowsher looks at the different ways you can invest in gold – from physical bullion to gold futures.

If you want to know where to get hold of physical gold, take a look at our directory of leading gold brokers where you can buy gold bullion, coins and bars online, over the phone or even in branch.


Latest articles on investing in gold

Can gold keep going up?

Gold has gained around a fifth in 2016 and is at its highest level in over a year. Can that continue?

The assets to buy now – May 2016

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.

Can gold’s spectacular 2016 run continue?

With its best start to a year in three decades, gold’s long bear market is finally over. John Stepek asks if it can continue, and picks the best way to profit from it.

Gold gains as faith in paper declines

Gold has fallen for four years on the trot, but 2016 could be a different story.

The assets to buy now – April 2016

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.

The assets to buy now – March 2016

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

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