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.
I would like to be writing a post that says don't worry, we will get through this COVID-19 problem, and everything will be sweetness and light. I would like to, but I would be lying.
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.