Gold Offers Protection During Market Downturns

Gold is an important asset class that investors should not avoid. Though gold does not produce income such as dividends from stocks for example, they offer many other advantages. For example, gold has low co-relation to equities and traditionally offer downside protection to a diversified portfolio during adverse market conditions. When equity markets crash investors …

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Gold Price vs. S&P 500 Returns From 1961 Thru July 2017: Chart

Gold prices closed at $1,280 an oz. today. After a few years of steady decline prices have been slowly climbing back up. In general, gold is considered as a safe haven asset as gold tends to be strong when equities fall. According to a recent article at Schroder’s gold does in fact performs well in weak equity …

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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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