After a strong first half of 2019, the author of today’s article suggests that investors consider a particular strategy tweak for the second half of the year, a tweak that can be summarized in just four words: “Buy gold, sell bonds.” For the rationale behind this tweak – i.e. why gold is attractive again and why “A perfect way to fund a gold investment might be selling down your bond exposure” – CLICK HERE.
Bitcoin recently passed the $10,000 mark, reflecting a surge of more than 850% since the beginning of this year. And as bitcoin achieved this milestone, Google searches for “Bitcoin Bubble” peaked. The author of today’s article notes that “Bitcoin has many factions concerned” and outlines the primary risks associated with the asset – as well as why those risks make gold attractive. For his argument as to why one should “buy gold and bitcoin, but only expect the grown-up to protect you”, CLICK HERE.
It may not seem that way right now with North Korea flexing its nuclear muscle, but the bigger threat to Americans today may be cyber warfare rather than conventional warfare – and the prudent action to be taken by investors in the face of this risk is to buy gold. At least that’s the argument of legendary investor Dr. Marc Faber (aka Dr. Doom), who believes that if a cyberattack were to take down the U.S. power grid, “gold would become an irreplaceable medium of exchange” – and that’s just one reason he advocates owning gold today. To read more, CLICK HERE.
He is worried about the reality of more and more people living longer and longer lives (and how they will afford it). He believes the massive influx into index funds is a “serious error” and that the collapse of index funds is “only a question of when.” He sees stock picking as “a dying art” and stock (or fund) picking as a necessity. And he has some advice for investors right now – hoard cash, buy gold and sterling, and invest in this type of stock. For renowned British investor Jim Mellon’s take on the current investing environment, CLICK HERE.