Gold Investment Strategy

A gold investment strategy is one in which an investor has a viewpoint for the commodity and acts on it. For a gold investment strategy to work, several things must occur, including a debasement of the person’s home currency and an increase in the demand for gold. Like any portfolio allocation, one must be diversified when structuring a gold investment strategy.


Most investors likely fall into one of these three categories: They likely haven’t bought gold investments yet and they are thinking it may be too late to get in. Or they have bought gold investments and they are wondering if…

You can just tell that the stock market is completely unsure of itself. The price swings up and down are telling. Investors want to be buyers of equities and they have the money to do so. What’s missing is a…

“Uncertainty” and “worry” are the words describe the current state of the equity market without corporate earnings and new visibility. Second-quarter earnings season can’t come soon enough—it’s what the market is desperately waiting for. We have a situation where stock…

More and more people are talking about silver as being the next big thing. The commodity is being talked up by financial types, because silver is used in manufacturing more so than gold. In early October, I wrote again in…

For 43 years, GFMS, the world-renowned precious metals consultancy, has been publishing its gold survey, which is considered one of the most authoritative annual surveys of the gold market in the world. According to GFMS, gold and other precious metals…

— "Ahead of the Street" Column, by Mitchell Clark, B. Comm. Now is the time to put commodities on your radar screen. With the economy still in the process of correcting itself, a lot of commodities are deflating due to…

— "The Financial World According to Inya" Column, by Inya Ivkovic, MA Back in January 1980, when gold hit the $850.00-an-ounce mark, people started lining up outside currency and precious metals dealers, trying to get their share of the pie.…

One of my favorite companies, The Providence Service Corp., just announced two small acquisitions that reveal much about the quality of the company's management. The company said it acquired a therapeutic foster care services company, as well as a company…