This infographic, part four in our 2014 Gold Series, covers the five best reasons to own gold.

  1. Gold helps investors diversify their portfolios.
  2. Gold is a great store of value.
  3. Gold helps protect against inflation and other risks.
  4. Gold demand is driven by a growing east, while grades are dropping and new discoveries are more scarce.
  5. Gold stocks are as cheap as they have ever been, using the GDX as a proxy.

5 Reasons To Own Gold