Saturday , 4 February 2023

Asset Allocation

Your Portfolio Isn’t Adequately Diversified Without 7-15% in Precious Metals – Here’s Why (+8K Views)

The traditional view of portfolio management is that three asset classes, stocks, bonds and cash, are sufficient to achieve diversification. This view is, quite simply, wrong because over the past 10 years gold, silver and platinum have singularly outperformed virtually all major widely accepted investment indexes. Precious metals should be considered an independent asset class and an allocation to precious metals, as the most uncorrelated asset group, is essential for proper portfolio diversification.

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Research Concludes: Ideal Portfolio Should Have 27% to 30% Allocated to Gold (+4K Views)

In the early part of the 1980s, there were many seminal gold price studies that showed 5% to 10% of an investment portfolio could have been optimally allocated to gold from 1968 to 1980 to maximize a risk return allocation based on performance. Even today many high profile and alternative financial experts...say a 10% gold allocation makes sense but a closer look at the facts show that they may be a little understated in percentage terms. Let’s take a closer look as to why this may be the case.

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Should You Stay Fully Invested In This Environment?

While conventional advice is to always stay invested, this is not the best strategy when we are at the end of the current paradigm. As we enter 2020, the question we have to ask is: How close to the edge of the cliff do we dare to go?...

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Protect Your Portfolio From A Possible Trade War – Here’s How

We are living in a highly globalized world with U.S. large cap companies generating a high percentage of their profits from abroad. As such, their exposure to a trade war has never been higher and, should tensions continue to rise, we believe we are set for a disaster to happen. It begs the question: "Where should one invest to “trade-proof” one's portfolio?"

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3 Arguments For Owning Gold

The World Gold Council data shows that...26% of 2018 gold demand was for investment purposes while another 15% was demanded by central banks. Against that backdrop, there are three arguments for holding gold in a portfolio:

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