Investors now have an alternative store of wealth
that is unlike the current system of non-standardised laboratory graded loose diamonds," he continued.
In some contexts, women owned and hoarded hundreds of locally produced or imported fabrics as a store of wealth
(Cordonnier 1987; Picton 1995; Spencer 1982; Steiner 1985; Sylvanus 2008); they received these from their husbands, or, depending on the context, produced and/or traded them themselves (Denzer 1994).
Given this backdrop, it is no surprise that savers are continuing to turn to the world's oldest store of wealth
5) Unlike housing, which provides housing services while also being a store of wealth
, personal retirement accounts are designed and promoted as a means of saving to finance retirement expenditure.
If I were a Renaissance aristocrat, maybe, who needed a portable store of wealth
that could be hidden from predatory kings and marauding mobs.
8220;The Victoria Cross still remains the apogee for the medal collector, military history enthusiast and increasingly, the investor in search of rare, tangible assets as a store of wealth
Asian countries are particularly large consumers of gold; the commodity is not just a store of wealth
or a safe haven, but it's also heavily used in jewelry.
Gold has been used for thousands of years as a store of wealth
for governments, central banks and individual investors alike.
With the global economic recovery still burdened by high and rising debt levels in western economies, as well as the renewed threat of recession driving down the US dollar and equities, the outlook for gold as a liquid, reliable asset class and as a store of wealth
remains highly favourable," said Aram Shishmanian, the chief executive of the World Gold Council.
Aa Sarasin still sees the attractions of gold as an independent store of wealth
The quality of money is, consequently, defined as the capacity of money, as perceived by actors, to fulfill its main functions, namely to serve as a medium of exchange, as a store of wealth
, and as an accounting unit.
UK housing is a major store of wealth
for the nation and house prices still look overinflated relative to earnings.