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Investment Q&A

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Q: Good morning 5i team,

Thanks for the amazing platform and service.

Would you invest in gold stocks in the current market and world environment?

My position in precious metals and materials is lacking. This is something I normally purchase cyclically and sell when necessary.

If so. What would your top rec's be?

Thanks a ton!

Read Answer Asked by Adam on September 20, 2021

Q: I am interested in investing in gold. Please advise if this is a good time to put money into this and if so, which company do you think has the most potential. As well please advise which companies to stay away from at this time.
Thank you for your great service
Stella

Read Answer Asked by Stella on July 16, 2021

Q: Good morning,
Thanks for your great service.
Today my question revolves around AU (gold) royalties and return of inflation - once the economy opens up & we start spending «en masse» our accumulated savings -.
I have read that royalties might be better than AU companies as they do not have the same cap ex as AU companies and they employ less human resources. I am assuming that they also have less debt on the balance sheet .
Questions:
Whether you prefer AU royalties vs AU etf or specific AU companies o even PHYS ?
Which royalty would you prefer ?
Would a precious metal royalty be a judicious addition to a portfolio ? Such as MMX, ALS, LIF ?
I am well diversified and have a substantial portfolio.
Deduct as many points as you see fit.
Best Regards,
Elaine

Read Answer Asked by Elaine on February 12, 2021

Q: In my previous question about Earth Alive Clean Technology you mentioned the % of insider and institutional holding, wouldn’t you view that as a positive , especially for such a small company? The market for the sectors they’re in is very large, with the above companies I’ve referenced, if Earth Alive Clean can grab an increase in market share with their new products it could transformational for them , no?

Read Answer Asked by Allen on February 04, 2021

Q: Can i please get your assessment of the above 2 companies and how they compare. Would you consider them a buy for a new position today. If not can you please reccomend your favourites within the sector. Many thanks.

Read Answer Asked by jonathan on January 18, 2021

Q: Hi!
Just wondering if you still like gold and if so why, and should precious metals always be held as a certain percentage in one's portfolio even if it is trending lower. What percentage would you want to see in precious metals? Would you ever put a stop loss on something like FNV or just hold in your portfolio forever, watch it go down and hopefully back up one day?

Read Answer Asked by Neil on January 14, 2021