My Gold Investment Has Finally Come Good

Editor's Views: The problem with gold as an insurance policy, how investors should trade the coronavirus epidemic, and why a 10% dividend yield is often too good to be true

Holly Black 7 February, 2020 | 11:35AM

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As the spread of the coronavirus picks up its pace, it’s only natural that investors start wondering what that means for their portfolio. There are two main ways that people react to a market shock such as this: panic or profit.

Panicked investors might sell-up and run for the hills, get their money out of the market, even if it means accepting a loss. At least they can store what’s left under a mattress until the crisis passes.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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