By Better TV
This video contemplates whether or not you should invest in gold and silver for protection or for the potential profit that exists in the market. Precious metals are tremendous for long-term price appreciation, and they've been fabulous as far as short-term trading opportunities. Only you, the individual investor, can determine which investment strategy is right for you. When you compare the long-term price appreciation of the markets over the last ten years and you look at the performance of certain asset classes, gold has been one of the top asset performers in the world for the last ten years with an average of better than 15 % return. What does the future hold? Only time will tell, but since the trend has been your friend, doesn't it make sense to look at gold as a potential long-term investment in this type of environment? Every investor should start building a core physical position in precious metals.