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3 Reasons a Gold-IRA is the Best Way to Buy Gold

It has been clearly established that building a significant allocation in gold can have a dramatic impact on portfolio performance. This asset class not only has tremendous upside price potential but can also add much-needed diversification while also providing a hedge against inflation and a weaker dollar. There are numerous ways to invest in gold but when it comes to buying the metal itself, investors really have two avenues: Pay with cash and store the metal yourself of purchase the metal within an IRA account.... Continue Reading

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It’s a Classic Bull Trap

Stocks have again found their winning ways in recent weeks but it’s likely all a classic bull trap… After a rough end to 2018, the markets have been moving higher even as a U.S./China trade deal remains elusive. The benchmark S&P 500 is once again challenging resistance around the 2800 level, and some investors are hopeful that the market will stage an upside breakout and embark on a fresh leg higher into a new all-time high territory. However, investors may be very disappointed if the... Continue Reading

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Why a Gold IRA?

Many people are not aware of the fact that certain types of gold bullion can be purchased and held within an IRA account. In addition to gold, other metals such as silver, platinum and palladium may also be eligible. Although there are strict eligibility requirements and rules that must be adhered to, buying and holding physical gold in an IRA can have numerous advantages. Here are three reasons why you should consider a gold IRA: Potential tax savings: Funds invested in an IRA may potentially... Continue Reading

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Simple Advice for First Time Gold Buyers

Congratulations…You have decided to begin investing in physical gold. While the notion of buying and holding physical gold coins, bars or rounds may seem daunting to new investors, in reality the process is quite simple. If you are just beginning your journey on the road to a more secure financial future, the following simple tips will make the process more convenient and enjoyable: Make a Plan: Physical gold ownership should be viewed as a process, and not simply a one and done endeavor. We recommend... Continue Reading

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Sleep Well at Night With a Gold IRA

Let’s face it…Investors today are inundated with choices. You can invest in stocks, bonds, ETFs, mutual funds, real estate, collector cars and more. While some of these investment choices can potentially offer high returns, they all come with their own sets of risks as well. Stocks can drop 10, 20, even 50 percent or more in the blink of an eye. Missed earnings, corporate theft, regulatory troubles… You name it… Stocks come with some considerable risks. Bonds can lose significant value with changes in interest... Continue Reading

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How the Gold IRA Rollover Process Works

A Gold IRA is a self-directed individual retirement account that allows ownership of physical precious metals. With a Gold IRA, not only can you hold paper assets like stocks and bonds, you can also hold physical precious metals in the form of coins and bars. Of course, it is up to you to decide which types of precious metals you want held in your account. Getting started with a Gold IRA is easier than you think. At Advantage Gold we take pride in being the... Continue Reading

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5 Reasons You Need to Own Gold

Gold is an asset class with unique characteristics all of its own. Individual investors of all levels of experience are choosing to invest in physical gold bars and coins as a way to protect and build wealth. Here are five reasons you need to buy and own gold now. 1. Gold Is Not Correlated To The Stock Market Traditionally, when stocks have gone down, gold has gone up. Right now, the U.S. stock is poised for a crash. The current bull phase in U.S. stocks... Continue Reading

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Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan on Gold

Where will gold be in five years? “HIGHER.” How much Higher? “MEASURABLY!” Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan spoke Wednesday to the Council on Foreign Relations. He said QE ultimately fell short of its goals referring to the end of the bond-buying program, which aimed to lower unemployment and spur stronger economic growth. Mr. Greenspan’s comments to the Council came as Fed officials were meeting in Washington, D.C., and expected to announce within hours the end of bond purchases. Mr. Greenspan said the bond-buying program was... Continue Reading

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Gold Hits Two Week High As Geopolitical Landscape Deteriorates

Gold prices hit a two week high yesterday as a mixture of fresh buying along with short-covering drove prices back above the psychologically key $1300 level. Although gold has breached this level to the downside on a few occasions in recent weeks, each and every time buyers have stepped in to scoop up the yellow metal. This is not surprising to us, as we feel the likelihood of gold prices seeing any significant drops given the current state of global affairs is unlikely. So-what exactly... Continue Reading

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The Gold/Silver Ratio

When it comes to investing in gold, silver or other precious metals, we believe that such purchases should be looked at as long-term investments. We believe that precious metals may be beneficial for their potential to hedge inflation, protect purchasing power and also potentially offer a degree of protection from geopolitical risks and economic concerns. That being said, we believe that gold and precious metals should be accumulated over time, and not “traded” in an attempt to time the market. There is, however, a tool... Continue Reading

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