Reasons why investors should consider investing in gold


Reasons why investors should consider investing in gold

The global economy has been shaky these past few years. Currencies are experiencing record-breaking lows, and traders who had, in the past, doubted gold’s power as a hedge to a bad market are now reconsidering their motions. Gold, a highly volatile commodity, has been neglected in recent years as countries favored bonds and other goods, but could it be time to fall back on the precious yellow metal? Spain is one of the countries that didn’t believe in gold’s prowess in times of troubled markets. In a report by bullionvault, it was revealed that Spain’s finance minister Pedro Solbes had sold 25% of the country’s gold reserves in 2007 in order to “reinvest in bonds, which are more profitable (than gold).” According to him, gold was an “unprofitable asset.” 5 years later, the world saw how wrong Pedro Solbes was when gold investors enjoyed a return in their investments of more than 130%. You see, gold never loses its value. It will always reward investors who wait for the Read more [...]

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