How does silver fit into your portfolio? What role should it play?
Seeking Alpha says it's a great addition to your investment portfolio and recommends keeping it at about 1%. This is because silver has spiked dramatically a few times in the past.
"You can see 'Silver Thursday' in March 1980, the result of Bunker Hunt attempting to corner the silver market. And you can see the freak-out in 2011. So you might come to the conclusion that an asset that goes bananas every once in a while could be a good asset to hold."
Especially in light of what is going on in the world at the same time: I recently talked about the 35/55/3/3/4 portfolio: 35 percent stocks, 55 percent bonds, 3 percent commodities, 3 percent gold, and 4 percent REITs (real estate investment trusts).That portfolio give...Read More »