Precious Metals

This Election Isn’t Over Yet — 3 Ways to Survive and Play the Odds

This Election Isn’t Over Yet — 3 Ways to Survive and Play the Odds

The counting continues. After months of hype and anticipation, we’ll have to wait a little longer to find out who our next president will be. One thing is clear: Democrats haven’t seen the resounding victory they hoped for and that many polls had predicted. And the prospect of a blue wave — where Democrats win…

Gold’s 20-Year Rally Is Only the Beginning

Gold’s 20-Year Rally Is Only the Beginning

Since 2000, the S&P 500 Index has gained more than 125%. (And its returns are even higher than that if you include dividends.) However, one asset has done way better than the S&P 500 Index: gold. Over the past two decades, the yellow metal has surged more than 500%. And even though its price has…

Buffett Bought The Wrong Gold Stock

Buffett Bought The Wrong Gold Stock

About a week ago, the investing world was aghast. It learned Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought a stake in gold miner Barrick Gold Corp. (NYSE: GOLD) at some point last quarter. “How could he?” cried amateur and professional investors alike. After all, Buffett has basically said gold is dumb. But so what? People buy dumb…

Poll: Do You Own Gold or Silver?

Poll: Do You Own Gold or Silver?

Gold and silver have been on an incredible run in the past six months. After briefly surging above $2,000, gold is now worth about $1,950 an ounce: And silver has more than doubled in price since March: It’s true that prices have dipped a bit recently. But in the August 7 Market Insights video, Ian…

Here’s Where Gold Is Going Next

Here’s Where Gold Is Going Next

I’ve been following the precious metals market for more than a decade. In May, I told you it makes sense to protect yourself with gold. That trade rose 36% in less than three months. But things are different now. The gold price has fallen more than $200 an ounce in less than a week. So,…

Gold Buyers, September Is Your Month!

Gold Buyers, September Is Your Month!

Many investors watched the gold rally this year, vowing to get in on a pullback. But they haven’t gotten a chance to buy. Gold is up more than 20% since the end of April. There just hasn’t been a pullback. However, there is good news for those who missed the rally. Historically, gold and gold…

Gold’s Rally Continues — Will It Go to $4,000? The Best Ways to Invest

Since the start of the century, gold has had three massive rallies. In the first one, from 2005 to 2008, gold soared 150%. In the second rally, from 2009 to 2011, gold skyrocketed 174%. And the current rally, which started in 2018, could be even bigger than the previous two. In today’s Market Insights video,…

Buy Gold or Gold Miners? 1 Trade to Profit From the Metal’s Rally

Buy Gold or Gold Miners? 1 Trade to Profit From the Metal’s Rally

This article has been updated to identify a more direct play. From the surface, a gold mine doesn’t look like much. I know, because I’ve seen lots of them up close. Commuters in Johannesburg, where I worked on and off for two decades, get an eyeful on their daily commutes. Immense piles of tailings hauled…

1 Chart Shows Why Gold Is Rallying (Hint: It’s Not Inflation)

1 Chart Shows Why Gold Is Rallying (Hint: It’s Not Inflation)

The numbers are absolutely staggering. Across the globe, governments have unleashed $17 trillion of fiscal and monetary stimulus in response to the pandemic. That figure is just shy of the output of the entire U.S. economy. And that’s just so far. It looks like more is on the way. U.S. lawmakers are in talks to…

Gold Producer Newmont Corp. Stock Set to Fall Hard

Gold Producer Newmont Corp. Stock Set to Fall Hard

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