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Case for Gold: Optimal Portfolio Allocation
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Our most recent white paper focuses on the potential benefits of adding gold to your investment portfolio:

  • Adding a gold allocation to stock portfolio improved its risk-adjusted return
  • Diversification with uncorrelated assets matters, as it is possible to substantially lower the volatility of a portfolio by adding an uncorrelated asset
  • One can lower the overall risk profile of a balanced portfolio by adding a gold component


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