Why You Should Own Gold in a Well-Diversified Portfolio: Infographic

Gold is an important asset class to own in a diversified portfolio. Because of its low co-relation to other assets and other factors holding some gold protects a portfolio especially during downward market moves. Since gold does not produce income such as a dividend it does not mean one should avoid them. According to World …

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Gold Bear Markets Since 1942: Chart

Gold prices closed at XX$/oz yesterday. Since late 2012 gold prices have been on a slow decline although they have recovered some since last year.Despite the recovery prices are nowhere near $2000/0z that some expert predicted at the peak of the gold bull market. In the past gold has had brutal price plunges during bear markets. …

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The Current Bull Market in Gold Could Continue: Incrementum

Gold prices closed at $1,280.20 per ounce for August 2017 delivery in New York on Friday. Gold is currently in a bull market that started last year. In the past 5 years though gold has lost 21% according to Kitco. Since 2000, gold has returned over 344% based on prices in US dollars. 5-Year Gold …

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A Historical Gold Prices Chart, Events and Results

The chart below shows the price of gold since the end of the gold standard: Click to enlarge The recent significant events affecting gold prices and the result are displyed in the following table: Source: A short history of investing in gold – and what to expect for 2017 by David Brett, Schroders The above linked …

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