China has far more gold than official figures suggest – as much as America, in fact. He who owns the gold makes the rules, says Dominic Frisby.
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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After years in the doldrums, the price of gold has broken out to over $1,500 an ounce. Dominic Frisby explains gold’s astonishing recovery and looks at the crucial price to beat if this rally is not to peter out.
The gold/silver ratio tracks the relative progress of the two monetary metals by dividing the silver price into the gold price, revealing how many ounces of silver it takes to buy an ounce of gold. The ratio is now suggesting that silver has some catching up to do.
Investors are paying good money to be allowed to lend money to governments across the world. What on earth is going on, and what does it mean for your money? John Stepek reports.
Debased currencies and overheating bond markets have sparked renewed interest in gold – a tried and tested means of hoarding wealth.
Every now and again, markets undergo a “paradigm shift”. Hedge fund guru Ray Dalio thinks we’re near one now. And he’s buying gold. John Stepek explains why you should, too.
Mark Mobius, perhaps the best-known emerging markets investor in the world, reckons that gold should form at least 10% of any investor’s portfolio. And now is a good time to buy.