Tag Archive: counterparty risk

3 Reasons You Can’t Afford to NOT Have an Allocation in Gold

Throughout its history, gold has been considered a reliable store of wealth and protector of value. In fact, even today some refer to the yellow metal as the only true form of money there is. Although gold certainly has tremendous upside price potential, there are other reasons – arguably even more important reasons – to build a significant allocation in gold. Here are three of the simplest, yet biggest, reasons to own physical gold: Fiat Currencies Fail History has shown time and time again that... Continue Reading

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Current Signals

The gold market is off to a great start in 2018, and the current rally in price could have room to run. Aside from watching the market move sharply higher in recent trade, there was another development that could be worth noting: The gold ETF, SPDR GLD, climbed for 11 consecutive sessions before finally seeing a down day last Wednesday. GLD is the largest gold-backed ETF. Why is this worth paying attention to? This would seemingly be indicative of significant inflows finding their way into... Continue Reading

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Heavy Hitters Betting On Gold

We have consistently preached the value of gold and other precious metals and why we feel that these instruments may appreciate significantly in value over the long-term. We believe strongly that gold can provide investors with numerous potential benefits including price appreciation, protection of wealth and purchasing power, and a hedge against inflation or deflation. We think gold prices are going higher, and we are not the only ones that feel this way… Billionaire investor and hedge fund manager George Soros has been reportedly dumping... Continue Reading

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WHAT IS COUNTERPARTY RISK AND WHY DOES IT MATTER TO ME?

Counterparty risk is a term often used in financial circles but is also a term that many investors do not understand. Here we will examine just what counter-party risk is, and how it may affect you and your investments. COUNTERPARTY RISK: According to Investopedia, counterparty risk is defined as “The risk to each party of a contract that the counterparty will not live up to its contractual obligations. Counterparty risk is a risk to both parties and should be considered when evaluating a contract.” According... Continue Reading

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