Investors, watching as geopolitical tensions escalate and uncertainty rises, continue to seek out ways to ensure that their portfolios are diversified against a downturn in any one market sector.
One such diversification tactic that many investors have deployed is the acquisition of physical precious metals.
1. The Russia-Ukraine war has entered its sixth week, though the two nations are now apparently in discussions over how each side might take steps to resolve the conflict. Market volatility, particularly in commodities such as oil and precious metals, remains high as world leaders continue to apply pressure on Russia for its actions. Russia…
Many analysts have returned to the viewpoint that a well-diversified investment portfolio should include an allocation of physical precious metals.
In the current economic and geopolitical environment, savvy investors have continued efforts to ensure that their investment portfolios are sufficiently diversified against the effects of inflation, economic uncertainty, and geopolitical tensions.
Many analysts feel that precious metals, particularly silver, are currently undervalued, particularly given their increasing role in medicine and technology.
Many investors have chosen to use physical precious metals for the purpose of diversifying their portfolios, recalling their long-storied role as safe havens in times of economic and geopolitical turmoil.
The Precious Metals Week in Review May 26th, 2017 1. This week saw support return for precious metals as geopolitical tensions continued to create uncertainty across the globe. 2. The seasonally adjusted number of Americans filing initial claims for state unemployment benefits jumped by 1,000 claims to a new level of 234,000 for the week…