For the 20-year period ending December 31, 2018, which asset class had the second highest annualized returns (real estate investment trusts posted the best returns)? Gold. Which group found itself dead last in annualized returns over the same 20-year period? The “average investor”. Today’s article examines both of these results – the strong investment case for gold and why “everyday retail investors regularly lag the market, in good times and in bad, by an alarmingly wide margin.” For more, CLICK HERE.
With research showing that 70% of wealthy families lose their wealth by the second generation (and 90% losing their wealth by the third generation), the author of today’s article examines how wealth can be preserved over decades or even centuries – if it can be at all. He does this by tackling the following question: “How would you invest…$1 million to preserve its buying power until 2119?” U.S. Treasury Bills? Gold? Stocks? Land? For the author’s insights on preserving wealth over generations when “nothing is safe”, CLICK HERE.
Of platinum, palladium, silver and gold, which may be the best long-term investment and also the best trade this year? Which may be the worst precious metal to own this year? And where might the remaining two metals rank? In today’s article, the author employs technical analysis to arrive at an answer to these questions. For more – including which precious metal the author states “could very easily start a new mega-rally at any time” and his thoughts on how to trade and invest in metals – CLICK HERE.
A joint venture in Nevada between two mining giants – creating the single-largest gold producing operation in the world (and one with the potential to become what the author of today’s article refers to as “the ‘Walmart’ of the mining world”) – could be a major sign that gold miners are anticipating a bull run in gold prices. And with gold mining stocks still greatly undervalued relative to the market, now may be the time to consider investing in gold miners. For more, CLICK HERE.
“This could be gold’s year,” declares one precious metals analyst cited in today’s article on how the yellow metal, the price of which has been hitting eight-month highs, could flirt with the $1,400 per ounce price level by the end of this year – a level it has not touched since 2013. For more on the confluence of factors that has led to a changing demand dynamic – and prospects – for gold this year, CLICK HERE.
What’s the best bet right now when seeking money in gold equities: Gold juniors? Seniors? Intermediates? Explorers? Developers? Royalty companies? Gold itself? What’s the bullish case for gold right now – and why might commodities present a strong buying opportunity? Today’s article delves into each of these questions – and presents a useful (and interactive) “Periodic Table of Commodity Returns”, updated with 2018’s returns. For more, CLICK HERE.
In summing up its market and economic outlook for 2019, today’s offering declares the following: “Hope for the best but be prepared for the worst by increased allocations to cash, silver and gold.” Might 2019 see a global debt bubble collapse? How much might investors want to be invested in gold? Is silver or bitcoin a better investment option for 2019? And what could bring about a global financial crisis this year? For a discussion of these topics and more, CLICK HERE.
In today’s article, the author lays out the bullish case for gold right now, noting that one key gold ETF “has been trading within a relatively narrow range for about five years. This is an example of a pattern technical analysts call a basing pattern. Bases can set the stage for a large price move.” For more indicators that gold may have reached a floor and is poised to break out to the upside – including the buying behavior of central banks and commercials – and the unique opportunity this could present for investors, CLICK HERE.
Gold has long been the go-to asset for insurance against global chaos. However, the author of today’s article argues that gold is not actually as good insurance as gold lovers believe it to be – and that it is quickly losing that distinction to cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin. How could a full-on trade war with China solidify bitcoin’s status as the new gold? CLICK HERE.
While the analyst interviewed in today’s article acknowledges that “There are a lot of signals that would suggest this is probably not the greatest time to be investing in resources”, he argues that “this actually may be setting up one of the greatest opportunities that we’ve had in a couple of generations to be allocating to the resource market.” For his case as to why a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in resources may be in the offing, his thoughts on gold, oil and more – and some specific resource companies he likes – CLICK HERE.