Comparisons before you buy
How does gold investment with us stack up?
In recent years interest in gold investment has grown, as financial crises have occurred and other investments have been increasingly questioned.
With awareness of gold on the rise, investors have been presented with new and growing numbers of ways to invest in gold and follow the price of gold. With all these products available to investors, it is important to understand how buying gold bullion compares to other ways to buy gold.
What is the best way to buy gold? Use our simple table below for a quick, comprehensive comparison of how physical gold investment compares to traditional and newer alternatives to invest in gold:
|Gold coins/bars||Paper gold certificates||Exchange traded funds||Gold derivatives||Spread betting||Gold miners||The Real Asset Company|
|Do you own the gold?||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Professional market gold?||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖||✖||✔|
|Professional market prices?||✖||✔||✔||✔||✔||✖||✔|
|Buy/sell anytime anyplace?||✖||✖||✖||✔||✔||✔||✔|
|Can I take delivery of gold?||✔||✖||✖||✖||✖||✖||✔|