American Gold Eagle Coin next to Silver Eagle Coin, against a backdrop of silver bars

Understanding the Gold-to-Silver Ratio

What is the gold-to-silver ratio and why does it matter? This question is fundamental to understanding the relationship between silver and gold. What’s more, this ratio is one of the many key indicators used by seasoned precious metals holders to help determine the right time for them to buy silver or gold, in light of…

Hand holding 200 gram fine gold bar with stacks of larger gold bars in yellow background

Three Reasons to Hold Gold in 2016…

As the ‘fear trade’ continues to push more investors towards gold, an interesting infographic began circulating the wire giving three reasons why it may be a good idea to hold some of the yellow metal in your portfolio this year. Investors have shown a renewed interest in gold since the beginning of the year as…