Investing in gold

Gold gets a Trump bump

Gold received a fillip as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un hurled threats at each other last week. But there are other bullish factors underpinning the precious metal.

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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.

Guides to investing gold

The lowdown on gold – Part one

Video tutorial - investing in gold, part 1

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.

The lowdown on gold – Part two

Video tutorial: The lowdown on gold - part two

In part two of this video series on gold, Ed Bowsher looks at the different ways you can invest in gold – from physical bullion to gold futures.

If you want to know where to get hold of physical gold, take a look at our directory of leading gold brokers where you can buy gold bullion, coins and bars online, over the phone or even in branch.


Latest articles on investing in gold

Gold gets a Trump bump

Gold received a fillip as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un hurled threats at each other last week. But there are other bullish factors underpinning the precious metal.

Gold is back in season

At this time of year the price of gold often gets a boost as demand for the metal picks up.

What should you be buying today: gold or US stocks?

If you had played the ratio between stocks and gold right over time, you would have profited handsomely, says Dominic Frisby. So which should you buy now: gold or stocks?

I hate to say it, but a gold bull market seems a long way away

It’s been very a disappointing year for gold. Its time will certainly come again, says Dominic Frisby, but for now, a bull market is a very long way off.

Gold investors are going to need all their patience this year

For many years, gold performed outstandingly, rising up to 20% a year. But the tide turned. Now the price is meandering frustratingly. Dominic Frisby asks where it will go next.

Hang on to your gold

Gold has slipped to a two-month low of around $1,220 an ounce. But hang on to some, just in case.

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The outlook for gold in 2017

Gold began 2016 at £720 an ounce...

When Trump won the US Presidential election it hit £1078...

It’s now sitting just below the £1000 mark.

So should you enter the market now?

Our new report examines the forces likely to drive the price over the coming months...

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