When analysts tell you one asset is “better” than another, beware. It all rather depends, says Dominic Frisby. A sensibly diversified portfolio will serve you much better than chasing the “best” assets.
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.
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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.
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The equity bull market is over, says Charlie Morris. But gold’s is just starting.
Officially, China has the world’s seventh-largest gold reserves. But it has been stocking up at an astonishing pace. Here, Dominic Frisby examines just how much gold China could have.
Mining stocks lagged the gold price during the bull market and have struggled since. Dominic Frisby explains why and highlights some explorers with both short and long-term potential.
Global equities are almost in bear market territory. We don’t know what will happen next. But that’s exactly why you should have some gold, says John Stepek.
Canada’s Barrick Gold and London-based Randgold Resources are tying the knot. Why now, and will the deal prove a success?
The price of gold has fallen by 11.2% since 22 January to just under $1,200 an ounce – that’s more than 35% below its peak of $1,900 in 2011. Now may prove a good time to top up your holdings.