Should I Invest in Gold? Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio. Share | Related Content Can Election Results Predict the Market? How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different? Asset Allocation Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance. 5 Smart Investing Strategies Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.