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Cryptocurrency vs. Precious Metals: Which One Wins?

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Smartphones, fashion, technology, athletic shoes—the world seems to be obsessed with the latest, the newest, the next hot idea. But is that always the best approach for an investment strategy?

Topics: Precious Metals
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Gold Demand Down, But It Still Glows for Precious Metals Investors

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

It is a truism that the price of gold and the stock market often work in opposition: when the stock market surges, gold prices decline. In the first quarter of 2018, while the stock markets had their volatile moments, overall returns were positive. In contrast, both the gold price and demand fell. For retirement savers who use their self-directed IRAs to invest in precious metals, the mix of low gold prices and low demand could present a glowing opportunity.

Topics: Precious Metals
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3 Reasons Why Gold Doesn't Collapse Like the Stock Market

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

There are probably as many investment theories as there are investors. Apart from the obvious — buy low, sell high — these theories, or strategies, may be driven by data, by advice received from advisors, by personal experience, or even by superstition. Investing in precious metals has its own set of maxims. This article looks at three of them.

Topics: Precious Metals
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New Study: Gold Proves to Stay Strong Year After Year for Investors

The Entrust Group

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Even without the recent stock market convulsions, investors big and small are seeing the value of precious metals as part of a well-rounded portfolio. The World Gold Council maintains one of the world’s oldest assets—gold—pairs well with one it its newest—alternative assets.

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Investing 101: Building Your Precious Metals Portfolio

Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes

One of the biggest questions for new buyers of precious metals is "What should I buy?" The first rule often addressed is to avoid collectible or numismatic coins and the exceptionally high premiums that dealers charge for them. This discussion will lead into, how to determine which of the precious metals to own and provide some guidance regarding which bullion coins, rounds, or bars will meet your objectives.

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