Why gold? Governments cannot manufacture gold in the way they they can print currencies. Even some of the most conservative gold experts are becoming more tuned-in to the looming threat of economic crisis, a plummeting dollar, and a rising gold price.
Reason 1 for investing in Gold and Silver now is the delayed response of the ‘investing public’.
Reason 2 for investing in Gold and Silver is its portability (particularly gold) and the feeling of having your assets entirely under your own control. Safety and security in portable bullion (coins or gold bars, or even jewelery), or even the convenience in storing gold offshore with gold bullion storage facilities such as the Perth Mint can help an investor to feel more secure.
Reason 3 for investing in Gold and Silver is the ability to hold gold and silver equities, which if well chosen can add extreme gearing to your investment portfolio.
Reason 4 for investing in Gold and Silver is the Chinese and the Indians are rushing in to gold – both bullion and equities. China and India are the two largest gold buying nations. The Chinese and Indian investors are now free to invest in equities and buy gold bullion.
Reason 5 for investing in gold and silver has to be the Germans are selling gold through ‘snack’ vending machines at a 30% premium.
Top 3 Ways to Invest in Gold and Silver
As in any investment opportunity, take the time to analyze the fundamentals of those mining companies that hold promise for your investment portfolio.