Did you know that people have been using gold as an object of value for thousands of years? Today, people still love to invest in gold because it is resistant to inflation and there’s no worry about it losing its inherent value. Many people are familiar with gold because of its famous yellow color, but
Are you thinking of diversifying your portfolio? Perhaps you want to hedge against inflation caused by economic downturns and market volatility. Or maybe you want an investment with high liquidity which doesn’t require much maintenance. If so, consider investing in gold. Investing in gold could be one of the best investment decisions you’ve ever made
If you’re ever out purchasing a valuable gold item, you need to know how to tell if gold is real. There are constant gold scams coming out in the news, and with gold prices on the rise, so are gold scammers. To help keep you safe when buying gold or selling gold, we’ve put together a
Gold is one of the oldest investment strategies, and is a rare metal. In 2020, gold hit an all-time high price, and even though the prices have leveled out, it is still an asset. Have you considered buying gold? It may seem overwhelming, but with the right strategy, it can be a hedge against inflation.
When most people think about the word investments, they often relate it to the stock market. There’s a good reason for this association. After all, the stock market is an excellent way to generate wealth over time. However, the stock market can also be extremely volatile. Its fluctuations since the outbreak of COVID-19 made some people
Investors looking to save for retirement by buying precious metals should be looking at self-directed IRAs. In contrast to traditional IRAs, which allow investment in stocks, bonds, ETFs, and mutual funds, self-directed IRAs allow investment in a broader range of assets, including gold and silver coins and bars. Consulting with a knowledgeable advisor about your
June 26, 2021 Myra P. Saefong New banking rules, part of a sweeping international accord known as Basel III, will come into effect on Monday and mark a big change for European banks and their dealings with gold — potentially altering the landscape for precious metal demand and prices. Like many reforms put in place
When I visited South Africa in 1979, it was the world’s largest gold producer, mining some 1,000 tons a year. Today South Africa is not even in the top 10 gold producing countries. Between 2010 and 2018, the world’s gold production grew by 2.5%. However, over the last two years, production has fallen by 4.78%.
[Written in 1966, 21 years before Greenspan introduced money printing to the Federal Reserve system. Greenspan served as Chairman of the Fed for nearly 21 years.] This article originally appeared in the newsletter The Objectivist and was reprinted in Ayn Rand’s Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal. An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one
David Stockman, who served as Ronald Reagan’s Budget Director 1980-1984, in this 23- minute video points out why the economy and stocks are headed for major downturns. Other nuggets gleaned from this video: ** Joy Rides never end well; ** World equities markets have topped $100 trillion; ** Earnings collapsed 30% in 2020, yet stocks