Currency & Gold

Hedging a Falling Dollar

We often get questions about what can be done in a portfolio to protect from a falling dollar. Often many people refer to gold for this solution, especially with every other advertisement on Fox News from companies trying to sell you- guess what- gold!
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A Dollar Hedged ETF; How To Allocate Around The Falling Euro

The end of 2009 saw the entry of a new ETF in the already dense ETF landscape:  a currency hedged ETF.  This new feature is of interesting significance due to its packaging inside an ETF.
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Indexing Inspiration + Gold

Irving Kristol, “an indexer is stock-picker who has been mugged by reality.”
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What Moves a Currency

We have been bombarded with spam emails claiming that the dollar is falling and that we must purchase their strategy to save our portfolios.
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The Currency Effect in Foreign Investing

This article was written for and also appears at ETF Market Pro. Currencies are different than any other type of investment. 
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Gold Revisited

In recent years, gold has seen spectacular price increases. Looking at some history may reveal where gold is heading in the future and why.
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Currency Must Be Considered When Investing Abroad

In a recent article submitted by us here at Wiser Wealth Management covers what we think is something investors should consider about their international investments and give a way to hedge the currency risk in general.
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EAFE’s 2008 Currency Risk

2008 was a year of realized risk among many asset classes. It followed a period of lower volatility in many asset classes like foreign markets.
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Why Currency Matters

As we know holding foreign assets, like foreign stock, benefits you when the US dollar back home is weak.  In a recent observation made by the guys at IndexUniverse.com, they found that there is a huge difference between the returns made by foreign investor investing in their local markets and US investors investing in the same market.
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