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Own Gold Instead Of Gold Mining Stocks – Here’s Why

When will people wake up to the fact that investing in gold mining shares is not a good idea? For the life of me I just don't understand what the supposed experts are seeing and thinking when they talk about the “positive outlook for mining shares” and, as far as gold stocks outperforming gold, well, just forget about it. Here's why.

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Pension Funds: Why $5,000 Gold May Be Too Low! (+2K Views)

You already know the basic reasons for owning gold -- currency protection, inflation hedge, store of value, calamity insurance -- many of which are becoming clichés even in mainstream articles. Throw in the supply and demand imbalance, and you've got the basic arguments for why one should hold gold for the foreseeable future. [T]here is another driver of the price, however, that escapes many gold watchers and certainly the mainstream media [a]nd I'm convinced that once this sleeping giant wakes, it could ignite the gold market like nothing we've ever seen. [Let me explain.] Words: 788

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The HUI & XAU Indexes: Their Differences and Pros & Cons (+2K Views)

Investing in particular gold stocks gives exposure to movements in price of gold, but also to other factors affecting the gold mining industry, as well as company-specific strengths and weaknesses. This is why investors have to bear in mind the trends in the gold market as well as the mining industry, and wisely select appropriate stocks. One way to avoid the problem of selecting the promising shares is to invest in an index of gold mining companies such as the HUI, XAU and/or GDX. That being said there are considerable differences and pros and cons which this article outlines.

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