How Do Gold and Bonds Compare?

How Do Gold and Bonds Compare?

In an environment of ultra-low interest rates, people should consider gold as a replacement for bonds, the World Gold Council advises. In fact, the Council recommends looking at increasing exposure to gold as part of a diversified portfolio. In October 2019, the World Gold Council noted that as central banks have shifted to an “easy”…

Gold: Your Strategic Asset for 2019

What Makes Gold a Strategic Asset

Some people buy gold coins because they believe it stabilizes their wealth, as gold can protect your purchasing power in times of rising inflation. Other people buy gold as a form of legacy protection in order to pass down to their kids later on. Whatever the reason, buying gold can be a good thing for…

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The U.S.-China Trade Battle Heats Up | USMR Market Insights

Stocks dramatically plummeted last week following the arrest of a high-profile Chinese telecom executive, at the request of the U.S. government, for allegedly violating sanctions against Iran. The news reignited fears of a trade war between the world’s two largest economies, casting further doubts on a sustainable truce between the two nations.  The U.S.-China…

Geopolitical Tensions Turn to Hard Assets

With all the geopolitical tension between Russia, Syria, and the U.S., should we be turning to hard assets? Watch U.S. Money Reserve’s Coy Wells discuss the benefits of gold. Geopolitical Tensions Turn to Hard Assets- Video Transcription Coy Wells:               00:00 Speaker 1: 00:00 Good morning and thank you for watching daily market insights. As most…

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Cash vs. Gold: Which Asset Could Prove Better?

Currency devaluations. Negative interest rates. Minimal economic growth. During such turbulent times, how can diligent wealth-holders safeguard their earnings? Learn more about the benefits and disadvantages to holding cash over gold to make the best decision for your portfolio. Benefits to Holding Cash In uncertain times, increasing cash reserves and reducing exposure to volatile financial…