Bond market in total disarray trying to re-invent itself time and time again. Which government would you choose to lend large sums to, against a promise to pay? Difficult question isn’t it.
Oil, if it recovers is not the energy for the future, if we are to have a future.
The mighty green back, so often the safe port in the storm, but for how long and imagine Trumpty at the helm.
Property, always a fairly good long term investment. Unfortunately the geopolitical instability has narrowed the playing field and rental yields rely on all of the above. The investor may come through some of the above relatively unscathed, but with little or no revenue stream ownership cost can lead to negative yield, much like today’s Japanese saver is experiencing.
Charles Kindleberger always said as technology increased and information flowed quicker, then the cycles of boom bust would shorten. Manias, Panics and Crashes tells the story, and in the edition I read he quoted Jean-Baptiste ‘The more things change the more they stay the same.’
These are wise words and the wise heads have been slowly increasing their holdings of the precious metal. Yes it has seen some over excited activity in recent years, but is now reasonably priced, when measured against long term historical data.
Gold is and always has been money in its purest form, currency proof and cashable anywhere. Before we let our governments create Fiat Money, they had to hold sufficient quantities to match the bits of paper they handed out. Quantitative easing would not have been possible, let alone legal. Printing more paper simply devalues what everyone else holds, and we saw how that one went for the Third Reich.
Gold is and always has been part of every savvy investor’s portfolio. The wise heads buy it in its physical form and put it safely aside for the long term protection of their legacy and wealth. It is considered an asset of last resort and absolute security.
The historical problem for the gold investor has simply been it requires patience to benefit from the world’s most solid commodity. When all about you are losing their heads, then you will be king has always been true for the metal.
Property for so long has been a competitive alternative. The obvious advantage is the opportunity for regular income, attached to a tangible asset. Unfortunately it is no longer such a certainty with the underlying endemic problems in the global economy.
What if gold could produce an annual yield?
The global financial markets and the world’s leading financial institutions have gone to places they never have had to before. It is a time when anything is possible.
GoldSafe can and will produce you double digit yields on physical gold.