Gold is one of the investment option. Much mention of gold as an asset protection, even in a particular community in the form of gold coins into a tool of the transaction. Investing in gold that used to be the most traditional way our parents’ generation, now transformed into a modern way of investing with a new style: a collection of gold bullion as a substitute for savings and deposits in banks, gold gathering while the gold after work as well as models of mortgage investments in Islamic banks.
Regardless of the trends and people’s collective consciousness of the importance of knowledge-driven investment, in fact what is the reason we invest in gold? Let us see as strengths:
A. Gold is a global currency and its value is universally recognized. Worth of gold everywhere, it is the currency accepted the whole earth. Intrinsic value & standard fixed, so that it can be purchased and dispensed in any hemisphere.
2. Immune to inflation or increase its value is never lower than average inflation. In 2010, gold rose to 4 times the national inflation (inflation 6.1% and gold up 24%), in 2011, gold rose 5-fold more of the national inflation (inflation is 3.79% and gold up 22%)
3. Maintenance is easy and does not need special treatment and minimal cost, in contrast to other passive price of such houses or land.
4. Investment risk is. Risks that may arise on the investment gold is lost, but could diemilinir with good storage in the Safe Deposit Box
5. Require minimal capital so that the investor with any income level can get started investing in gold. With a monthly budget of Rp 500,000 investment a student can start with buying gold weighing 1gram (current prices), or making payments of gold DP with larger units.
6. Easily moved from anywhere to any other desired location. This means gold easily traded, for a gift or gifts are also derived as a legacy.
7. Durable because gold does not react with air, liquid and other metal objects. Gold is also hard, so hard to change shape. Except for gold jewelry that needs to be cleaned regularly to keep it shiny, gold bars and coins dinars could remain in place for years and no physical changes that occur to him
8. Liquid, gold is an investment in full control of the investor.
How, it is more stable invest in gold? Without a large capital gain and ease, gold investment can start from now!