Keeping Your Gains

Keeping Your Gains

The stock market is hitting new highs! No! It’s starting to crash! Wait! It’s up again! Investors are beginning to get whiplash from being whipsawed so many times. Betting it all on stocks has been a prescription for heartburn and mediocre returns for over...
A New Decade for Gold

A New Decade for Gold

Asset returns often shift right around the beginning of the decade, so gold seems likely to outperform in the 2020s. Although the gold price went up about 30% between January of 2010 and December of 2019, US stocks were the top performers over the last ten years. That...
Too Much of a Gold Thing: The Dangers of Leveraged Gold

Too Much of a Gold Thing: The Dangers of Leveraged Gold

Gold is off to a strong start in 2020, so it can be tempting for gold investors to try and boost gains. Wall Street offers a variety of financial instruments that promise to double or even triple the returns of gold. While real gold protects investors, these leveraged...