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.
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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Gold has slipped by 5% or so from January’s 17-month high and now costs about $1,300 an ounce.
There are several reasons to believe that we are in the early stages of a new bull market in gold. Here, Dominic Frisby outlines three of the most compelling.
Dominic Frisby looks at the historical relationship between UK house prices and gold, and concludes that your money is better off in the yellow metal than bricks and mortar.
No need to predict the rising price of gold – the market will prove it soon enough.
Will the Federal Reserve slay inflation? Given the mid-term elections in the US this year, it seems unlikely. That’s why you should make sure you own some gold.
Mining stocks are traditionally a leveraged bet on the gold price. But that no longer seems to be true. Dominic Frisby explains why gold itself is now the better buy.