Right now there's one sector I'm particularly excited about on the JSE.
I recently banked a 150%+ gain from a share in less than 4 months in this sector, and I believe it has only started running.
I'm talking about Gold…
And while the shiny metal itself has delivered investors very good returns over the years, right now gold miners are in an even better position to profit.
Let me... ››› more
Gold's been a form of money, an investment and a store of value for almost as long as modern day man has walked the earth.
Some argue gold is a barbaric relic that no longer holds the monetary qualities of the past. They say paper currency, or electronic currencies such as Bitcoin, are the assets of choice.
But the fact remains that gold has been a very stable appreciating asset for centur... ››› more
Putting some cash into physical gold is like having an insurance policy for your portfolio. If shares tank, you still have your physical gold. It's a liquid asset and it's a store of wealth. So if you want to invest in physical gold, what's the best way to go about it? Read on to uncover two simple ways to own physical gold…
If you want to buy physical gold, here are two options to consider, F... ››› more
Gold is the ultimate safe haven. And it is a form of financial insurance. But that doesn't mean running out and buying shares in a gold company. You need to own physical gold. You have a few options to consider. One option is modern bullion coins and bars. Let's take a closer look at how to get your hands on gold…
One way to own physical gold is to own modern bullion coins and bars, the team o... ››› more
Gold's been a store of value for over 6,000 years. Yes, it may seem like a boring old investment, used in everything from your computer to your fillings, but it's the only place to run and hide. Read on to uncover why gold coins are a place to protect your hard earned money…
Let’s face it, you don’t really want greedy bankers and investment advisors getting their hands on your money. We’... ››› more
While gold is no panacea, it has a track record of 6,000 years! In contrast, many of the original 30 Dow Jones shares no longer exist in their present form. Newer and nimbler economy shares, from Europe, China and India, have replaced many of the top Fortune 500 companies. Let's take a closer look at why you should have some of your cash in gold…
In times of uncertainty, you need to have acces... ››› more
We're all familiar with the Krugerrand. But that isn't the only coin you can buy in South Africa. With SA's rich history comes a wealth of coins and notes. Read on to find out more…
In South Africa, there is a very active secondary market for coin collectors. This is due to South Africa being one of the largest producers of gold, cobalt, copper and platinum in the world.
For instance, the K... ››› more
Did you know that if you invested R10,000 in Krugerrands in 1973, you'd have over R3.6 million today! Coin investment is a hugely profitable and often overlooked enterprise. Here's how to make that small change into big money, easily…
In this volatile and unpredictable financial time, rare and valuable coins can be a safe and lucrative investment.
The South African Investor team lists these... ››› more
My friend Harry Bush has been contemplating buying Krugerrands for a couple of months now, but he has seen the gold price tumble and has second thoughts... He asked me for some advice.
Here's the question he posed to me.
“Timon is now a good time to buy Krugerrands?”
Well, today I’m going to tell you what I told Harry, why I think there’s never been a better time to buy Krugerrand... ››› more
One of the convenience factors of buying gold coins as an investment is that they're widely available with dealers and mints. Unfortunately, this is no longer the case with the smallest American Eagle coins, which have proved so popular in recent times that the US Mint has run out of stock! Luckily, Krugerrands are still available - here's how to make a smart investment with them.
Thinki... ››› more
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