How Golden is Your Retirement Plan?

As gold reaches $1000 per ounce and silver pushes its pre-bubble highs, investors have an increasingly vested interest in precious metals.  Once ignored for their below-average returns, metals and retirement portfolios are becoming a tried-and-true mix. Why Buy Metals? Of all the “speculative” investments, gold and silver are some of the least volatile.  The term … Read moreHow Golden is Your Retirement Plan?

Top 4 Hottest China Investment Sectors for 2009

Since the markets have fallen off their peaks, the Chinese have been investing not only in China, but across the world. With their impressive foreign reserves, they are looking for a way to churn profits for the government and trust funds. The Chinese are now the leading buyers of foreign debt, and the Chinese citizenry … Read moreTop 4 Hottest China Investment Sectors for 2009

The Dow To Gold Ratio and Stock Picking

The Dow to gold ratio has been favored by traders as an excellent way to find overbought and oversold levels on the United States’ most popular index. Using the Dow to Gold ratio provides traders with insight into finding the best times to buy and sell both gold and stocks in a rapidly changing economy. … Read moreThe Dow To Gold Ratio and Stock Picking

Should Gold be a Part of Your Retirement Portfolio?

Gold prices have shot sky-high, hitting a record of $1030 per barrel last spring.Investors are rethinking the view of gold as anultra-speculative investment in these economic times.Buying gold to back up your retirement portfolio might be a great way to hedge against a recession, especially if inflation continues onward. Why Gold? Gold has remained the … Read moreShould Gold be a Part of Your Retirement Portfolio?

Capitalize on gold potential in Chinese mining stocks

Photo Credit: Shandong Gold Shandong Gold Mining released its first half profit figures, which where year-to-year five times higher due to greater output. The company is experiencing massive growth after buying five gold mines, while simultaneously cutting costs. High gold prices and demand for bullion around the world, as well as in Chinese electronics, made … Read moreCapitalize on gold potential in Chinese mining stocks

Does bullion have a place in your retirement portfolio?

Bullion might seem to be a speculative investment to some, but it deserves an opportunity to be part of a retirement portfolio. If history is any indication of the future, governments will continue to print more and more money, pushing up the prices for gold and other bullion, such as silver and platinum. The history … Read moreDoes bullion have a place in your retirement portfolio?