Gold & Silver

How You Can Get Paid “Dividends” Owning Silver

How You Can Get Paid “Dividends” Owning Silver

One of the drawbacks to owning precious metals is raw commodities don’t generate a cash flow and thus don’t pay dividends. I’m not talking about precious metal miners, but the metals themselves. But despite this lack of income, many investors still like to own gold and silver. Why are precious metals so popular? Well, they […]

Gold Miners Could Be Ready To Run

Gold Miners Could Be Ready To Run

One of the unsung stories of the last few months is the resurgence in gold prices. An ounce of gold has climbed from a low of about $1,200 in mid-November to over $1,300 as of this writing. That’s a pretty sizable jump in a relatively short amount of time. There are a few reasons why […]

Get Paid To Own Gold

Get Paid To Own Gold

The markets may have recovered from the disastrous last quarter of 2018, but that doesn’t mean all the trouble is behind us. There is plenty of risk to take into account in the coming weeks. In other words, investors should remain cautious. The Fed decided not to raise rates in January and plans on being […]

Is Gold Finally Going To Catch A Bid in 2019?

Is Gold Finally Going To Catch A Bid in 2019?

Despite the harsh selloff in stocks this December, gold hasn’t seen a major influx of investors. As the quintessential precious metal, gold tends to attract investment dollars in times of uncertainty and investor concern. Yet, with the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in December, gold is only up about 2%. That’s not to say gold […]

Earn Income While Hedging Against Market Uncertainty

Earn Income While Hedging Against Market Uncertainty

Covered calls are quite possibly the best investment strategy on the planet. How many other strategies lower risk, provide income, and potentially allow for capital growth? There’s reason why so many fund manager employ covered calls as a cornerstone of their trading plans. What can be surprising to many covered call traders (new and experienced […]

Buy This ETF That You Can Redeem for Real Gold

Buy This ETF That You Can Redeem for Real Gold

One of the best investing maxims ever from legendary investor Sir John Templeton is this: “People are always asking me where the outlook is good, but that’s the wrong question. The right question is: Where is the outlook most miserable?” Templeton would often also say, “invest at the point of maximum pessimism.” Maximum pessimism certainly […]

An Easy Trade to Make for Profits from Gold Price Volatility

An Easy Trade to Make for Profits from Gold Price Volatility

There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to the current analysis of gold and precious metals. As you know, gold tends to be a safe-haven type of investment – something investors turn to when they don’t want their money associated with a certain company or government (bond/currency). After the Financial Crisis of 2008-2009, gold […]