Given the state of the US and global economy, I believe it is more important than ever for investors to own gold and silver as a portion of their portfolios. Inflation, depression, and sovereign default are all possible scenarios I see on the horizon. I believe that precious metals will perform better the darker the economic storm-clouds become.
Related stocks and ETFs: SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSE:GLD), Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (NYSE:GDX), Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM), AngloGold Ashanti Limited (ADR) (NYSE:AU), Harmony Gold Mining Co. (ADR) (NYSE:HMY), Randgold Resources Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ:GOLD), Barrick Gold Corporation (USA) (NYSE:ABX), NovaGold Resources Inc. (USA) (Public, AMEX:NG)
Peter Schiff`s comments on the economy, stock markets, politics and gold. Schiff is the renowned writer of the bestseller Crash Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse.