Silver Plays A Small But Vital Role In Every Portfolio

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How does silver fit into your portfolio?

Date: 04/22/2019 | Source: http://seekingalpha.com

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."

Silver Plays A Small But Vital Role In Every Portfolio

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 gives you almost the return of the 80 percent stocks/20 percent bonds portfolio with about half the risk.

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