Why Invest In Gold? Gold and Paper Money “ Gold is money because people make it money . Paper money is money because governments make it money. But what happens if people lose their faith in governments, and the U.S. government in particular?” Source: Peter Schiff Blog, 24 Sep 2010 Peter Schiff is the President of Euro Pacific Capital Inc and the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse . Why Gold: Peter Schiff
Why Invest In Gold? Gold and Paper Money Given the state of the US and global economy, I believe it is more important than ever for investors to own gold and silver as a portion of their portfolios. Inflation, depression, and sovereign default are all possible scenarios I see on the horizon. I believe that precious metals will perform better the darker the economic storm-clouds become. Why Gold: HwangDBS Source: Peter Schiff Blog, 24 Sep 2010 Peter Schiff is the President of Euro Pacific Capital Inc and the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse .
Why Invest In Gold? Gold investing is deemed the safest and most reliable bet. David Ng, Chief Investment Officer of HwangDBS Investment Management Bhd Source: Personal Money, April, 2009 issue
Why Invest In Gold? Demand for gold will always be there as it’s tradable, portable and convertible. Choong Wai Hong, Head of Wealth Management, Standard Chartered Bank Malaysia Bhd. Source: Personal Money, April, 2009 issue
Why Invest In Gold? Investors can’t go bankrupt with physical gold. David Crichton-Watt, Managing Director of The Phoenix Gold Fund, AIMS Asset Management Sdn Bhd Source: Personal Money, April, 2009 issue GoldSilverDvd.com
6 Ways To Invest Gold
Gold Bullion and Coins
Gold and Gold–Related Funds
Gold Passbook Accounts
Gold ETFs (Exchange Trade Fund)
Source: Personal Money, April, 2009 issue Experts: Jim Rogers
Uses of Gold Above Ground Gold Production
Governments hold Gold reserves as a backing to their currency’s value.
In 2010, Russia’s central bank bought up an astounding 2/3 of the country’s entire national production.
India purchased closed to 750 tons, breaking the record of the previous year by almost 40%.
China – the biggest gold market of them all – has stated an intention to raise their national reserves by 849%, or 10,000 tons, worth half a trillion US$ by the end of the decade.
Currently the US occupies the No. 1 spot with 8,133 tons of gold.
Uses Of Gold
Only 50-80 grams of gold
is found in 1 tonne (1 million
grams) of mined ore.
Facts About Gold Fact 1 Finding and mining gold is extremely difficult, complex and expensive.
Miners cannot increase supply even when prices are high.
Facts About Gold Fact 2 New mines often take 10 years and billions of dollars of infrastructure to begin contributing to supply.
Annual gold production
has not increased over
the last 10 years & actually
decline 8 out of 10 years