Gold & Precious Metals

You don’t have to restrict your investing to the stock market.

Sometimes the equity market just isn’t the place to be. That’s why it pays to keep an eye on precious metals.

These metals include gold,silver, platinum and palladium. These ‘hard’ assets have regular demand from industry and as jewellery, but often spike from investment demand when instability rocks the financial system.

Should you have some in your portfolio? To find out the latest trends in demand, supply and the latest application for these versatile metals, browse the articles below

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Gold versus paper money

Yes, the US Dollar Should Be Backed by Gold

Had we the power, we would declare that Americans could use whatever currency they wanted, that the US dollar would once again be exchangeable for a fixed quantity of gold, and that the US Treasury would accept any major currency — including bitcoin — in payment of taxes.