Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

During times of global uncertainty, buy more gold.

When should you be buying more gold? Some people make this decision very complicated, listening to analysts on a daily basis, scrutinizing technical charts, and so on. That’s not how I make my own buying decisions. First off, I’m not a trader or speculator in gold. I’m an owner of gold. I buy physical gold …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Why physical gold is probably worth a lot more than you think.

It would be reasonable to think that the price of gold is determined solely by the supply and demand of the physical product – gold bullion. But that is not the case. Most of the “gold” traded each day is paper gold, not physical gold. This paper gold is traded in the form of ETFs, …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Owning gold – a small downside with a huge upside.

When you invest money there is usually a reasonable upside and a huge downside. Just ask anyone who invested their savings in Enron or with Bernie Madoff. Yes, those are extreme examples. But there are thousands of other cases where honest people invested their savings in the hope of a reasonable growth in their savings, …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Why owners of physical gold think like insurance agents.

If you are a gold trader, you’ll be watching the Comex gold futures contract numbers, and you’ll start fidgeting and worrying every time gold prices go up or down by a dollar or two. If you buy gold mutual funds or ETFs, you won’t be as fidgety as the trader, but you’ll still be watching …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Ben Bernanke can’t print gold. Thank goodness.

As you know, Ben Bernanke, chairman of the Federal Reserve, recently outlined his plan for ongoing quantitative easing with QE3. Basically the Fed will keep printing money, pass it down the line to the banks, and then hope it will stimulate some positive economic activity on Main Street. Will it work? Probably not. But we’ll …

Bullion, the oldest reliable investment!

Why are the world’s Central Banks buying more gold?

Action on the gold market has been a little flat over recent months, to say the least. The price has moved up and down on a regular basis since the beginning of the year, but not dramatically up or dramatically down. So what is going on? Well a number of factors have contributed to gold’s …