For many years, gold performed outstandingly, rising up to 20% a year. But the tide turned. Now the price is meandering frustratingly. Dominic Frisby asks where it will go next.
At MoneyWeek, we've been tipping gold since 2001. In that time it went from $250 to $1,900 an ounce in 2011 (a 660% increase), hitting record highs each year since 2002.
Successful investing is about the diversification and management of risk. It makes sense to have a part of your wealth invested in gold. At MoneyWeek, we show you the best ways to do that.
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The outlook for gold in 2017
Gold began 2016 at £720 an ounce...
When Trump won the US Presidential election it hit £1078...
It’s now sitting just below the £1000 mark.
So should you enter the market now?
Our new report examines the forces likely to drive the price over the coming months...
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