Other Investing Opportunities

Gold and Other Precious Metals

Why invest in gold?

Gold is said to be a hedge against inflation, and is perceived by investors as a safe haven from the fluctuations in values of currency, such as the U.S. dollar. So investors believe that, at certain times, it may be better to keep a portion of an investment portfolio in gold, as it may appreciate better than holding the same amount in cash, currencies, bonds, or other investments.


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