Peter Krauth, resource specialist for Money Map Press, considers the precious metals space an overarching requirement for investors. He sees value in every sector, although he admits it takes a contrarian mindset to see the opportunities.
If you're planning on investing in 2013, economic uncertainty probably will be a factor in deciding where to put your money – but some sectors stand out as solid prospects regardless of the economic climate.
Wall Street has grown more tepid on gold, with many of the investment banks ratcheting back just a bit on their target prices. But most also see prices heading up to and beyond the $2,000 level in 2013, meaning they see a potential gain of 22% or better.
While gold gets most of the media attention, investors should be just as interested in how to buy silver. Silver turned in a solid performance in the second half of 2012, rising from a June 28 low of $26.13 an ounce to a recent reading above $33.00.
With experts predicting rising gold prices for at least the next year, it's no surprise that more and more investors want to know how to buy gold. For each investor, the best approach to how to buy gold depends on your goals and expectations.
with President Barack Obama's successful re-election, the case for higher gold prices got even stronger. Let me give you seven reasons that gold prices are destined to head much higher in the next several years. Let's call it the Obama "baker's half-dozen" case for gold.
If you're a true "gold bug," or are just an investor who's bullish on gold, you have to like what this list of the world's biggest holders of gold says about the direction of gold prices for the next few years. It's highly bullish.
If asked to name the top performing commodity of the past decade, not many would answer silver because of its notorious volatility. Yet, according to Lloyds TSB, silver prices have delivered the best gains since 2002.
With governments all over the planet buying up gold over the past five years, it's no wonder gold prices have risen 142% since 2008. Central banks bought 254.2 tons in the first half of 2012 and may add close to 500 tons for all of 2012.