Gold, according to Professor Robert Shiller, provides negative Beta to most other investments. That means that when other investments go down, gold tends to go up.
When I first looked into buying gold, I thought about physical gold, but soon discovered that it was a real pain to own.
I have been a believer in gold for the past 2 years. I wanted something to act as insurance as the Canadian economy slowed and we waited for the over due recession to hit.
an excellent analysis of where we are in the investing cycle, ie Euphoria, and why investors should make sure that they have some cash when the inevitable Pessimism arises and investments go on sale.
If this continues for another month, the world economy is going to be highly affected. Six months, disaster
We forget a lot things as investors. Currently, we don’t know what a real stock market correction feels like.
Minimum volatility ETFs may be a good way to prepare for the next stock market correction
Hundreds of high profile economists and forecasters regularly predict the direction of stock markets. It is incredible how often they are wrong.
Canada is still one of the worst with respect to mutual fund fees,