Apple has once again held the crown for the Certified Gold Exchange’s Top 3 Investment Forecast for its second consecutive year, physical gold and gold stocks round off the top three.

Every year, the Certified Gold Exchange announces its “Top 3 Investment Forecast” for the upcoming year. These are the best of the best investments as analyzed and projected by economic analysts at the Certified Gold Exchange.

Here’s what they have to say about Apple: “The technological powerhouse has doubled its share value in the past 12 months from US$350 to $700 as a result of the success of the iPod, iPhone and iPad. Apple holds the top rating at EquityAnalytics with an overall score of 87/100 with strong scores in Growth, Financial Health, and Profitability. As a result of higher sales and overseas growth, the Certified Gold Exchange’s top analysts expect at least 50% growth in 2013 which could bring Apple shares over $1,000.”

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