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Dominic Frisby

Dominic Frisby (“mercurially witty” – the Spectator) is the world’s only financial writer and comedian. He is MoneyWeek’s main commentator on gold, commodities, currencies and cryptocurrencies. He is the author of the books Bitcoin: the Future of Money? and Life After The State. He also co-wrote the documentary Four Horsemen, and presents the chat show, Stuff That Interests Me.

 

His show 2016 Let’s Talk About Tax was a huge hit at the Edinburgh Festival and Penguin Random House have since commissioned him to write a book on the subject – Daylight Robbery – the past, present and future of tax will be published later this year. His 2018 Edinburgh Festival show, Dominic Frisby's Financial Gameshow, won rave reviews. Dominic was educated at St Paul's School, Manchester University and the Webber-Douglas Academy Of Dramatic Art.

 

You can follow him on Twitter @dominicfrisby

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Governments’ money-printing mania bodes well for base metals

Money is being printed like there is no tomorrow. Much of it will be used to pay for infrastructure projects – and that will be good for metals, says …
27 May 2020
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Global Economy

A warning from history about the return of inflation

The message from past crises is clear: money-printing on the scale we’re seeing it now brings inflation. And while that might feel good at first, says…
20 May 2020
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin has just “halved” again – what does that mean, and should you buy in?

Cryptocurrency bitcoin has just hit a milestone, where the rate of new coins being produced halves. Dominic Frisby explains what that means.
13 May 2020
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Gold

Buy gold to shield your portfolio from danger and uncertainty

This is an era of unprecedented money printing and more bailouts may soon be needed. The geopolitical backdrop is shaky too. In short, there have neve…
7 May 2020
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Economy

Covid-19 could destroy our love affair with the city – here’s how to profit

People have been drawn to cities throughout history – seeking work, friendship and love. But that could change in a Covid-19 world, says Dominic Frisb…
6 May 2020
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Comedy and Covid 19: the lessons for investors

As Covid-19 drives everyone indoors, live comedy is turning to technology to solve the problem of performing in a lockdown. It’s just one sector among…
30 Apr 2020
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Commodities

The uranium price is finally on the rise – here’s the easiest way to bet on a bull market

The uranium price has been quietly creeping up to hit a four-year high. Dominic Frisby explains what’s behind the rise, and picks the best way to inve…
15 Apr 2020
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Gold

Why now is the time to own gold – and bitcoin

The amount of money spent bailing out our financial system is incredible. Every government and central bank is at it. It’s times like these when you n…
8 Apr 2020
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Property

Three things matter for the UK housing market now – and “location” isn’t one of them

The UK housing market is frozen. And when it does eventually thaw out, the traditional factors that drive prices will no longer apply. The day of reck…
1 Apr 2020
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Gold

Gold is hard to find right now – so should you be buying?

With demand through the roof and the physical metal hard to find, it's not the best time to buy gold. But right now, says Dominic Frisby, you want to …
25 Mar 2020
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Gold

Extraordinary times create extraordinary opportunities – these assets look cheap

With the stage set for some monumental fiscal stimulus, this is most definitely a time to own some gold. And if you’re bold enough, says Dominic Frisb…
18 Mar 2020
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Silver and other precious metals

Silver has almost never been this cheap – but should you buy?

With silver one hundred times cheaper than gold, the silver-gold-price ratio is close to an all-time high. The obvious trade is to sell gold and buy s…
11 Mar 2020
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Stockmarkets

The Federal Reserve may have made a huge mistake

In what looks like a fit of panic, America's central bank cut interest rates yesterday. And the markets didn't like it one bit. Dominic Frisby explain…
4 Mar 2020
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Gold

Gold, coronavirus, and the high cost of face masks in northern Italy

The price of gold is spiking – as it always does in a global panic. But this bull market predates the coronavirus epidemic, says Dominic Frisby, and w…
26 Feb 2020
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Currencies

The euro’s slide against the US dollar looks set to continue

The euro has been in a bear market against the US dollar for two years now. And on a broader scale since 2008. A decline like that is telling us somet…
19 Feb 2020
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Silver and other precious metals

You should all own some silver. Just don’t expect it to make you rich

Silver is cool, beautiful and immensely useful. But for investors it's the most frustrating of metals. Dominic Frisby explains why you should own some…
12 Feb 2020
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Bitcoin

Is it time to buy bitcoin? This chart suggests it is

Dominic Frisby’s simple trading system is based on making as few decisions as possible then sitting tight. And right now, it’s telling you to buy bitc…
5 Feb 2020
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Currency Corner: As Britain leaves the EU, what lies ahead for the pound?

On Brexit Day, there’s only one currency pair to look at, says Dominic Frisby – the pound and the euro. Will sterling continue to strengthen, or will …
31 Jan 2020
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Stockmarkets

Will the coronavirus derail the bull market? Here’s what history suggests

Markets sold off in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, but have since rebounded. Could the scare really end the bull market? Dominic Frisby looks t…
29 Jan 2020
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Currencies

Currency Corner: the US dollar could go a lot higher against the euro

Since the 2008 financial crisis, the euro has been in a steady decline against the US dollar. That's likely to continue, says Dominic Frisby. Here's h…
24 Jan 2020
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Gold

Want to make money in 2020? Gold and silver are looking like a good bet

If you want to make money from investing, says Dominic Frisby, it’s simple: find a bull market and go long. And in 2020 gold and silver are in a bull …
22 Jan 2020
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Currencies

Currency Corner: how is the New Zealand dollar doing against its US counterpart?

The New Zealand dollar has been doing well against the US dollar in recent months, but has started to wobble a little. Is it still a buy? Dominic Fris…
20 Jan 2020
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Investments

Where will markets be in 2030? Here are 20 forecasts for the 2020s

A lot has changed in the last ten years – stockmarkets soared, technology transformed our lives and politics has changed beyond measure. Here, Dominic…
14 Jan 2020
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Currencies

Currency Corner: how high can the pound go against the euro in 2020?

In the month in which we should finally leave the European Union, Dominic Frisby takes a look at the pound vs the euro and asks just how high sterling…
13 Jan 2020
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Frisby’s forecasts: here’s what’s definitely going to happen in 2020 (maybe)

From climate change to stocks, currencies and house prices, Dominic Frisby gets out his crystal ball and predicts what he thinks might happen in 2020.
8 Jan 2020
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Currencies

Currency Corner: the US dollar is the one to watch for 2020

Markets have been in two minds about the US dollar. But that could soon change, says Dominic Frisby. And it may have some big surprises in store for 2…
23 Dec 2019
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Stockmarkets

Frisby’s forecasts – the year-end autopsy: how did he do?

Dominic Frisby looks back on the ten market forecasts he made at the start of the year and looks at what he got right, and what he got wrong.
18 Dec 2019
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Currency Corner: what the Tory landslide means for the pound

Sterling loved the Conservative election victory. In this week#s Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby looks at just how high the pound could go next.
13 Dec 2019
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Stockmarkets

Why traders should believe in Santa Claus

If it’s Christmas in the markets, it’s time for the Santa Claus rally. Dominic Frisby explains what it is, how it works, and how to play it.
11 Dec 2019
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Currencies

Currency Corner: is the New Zealand dollar about to make a big comeback?

In this week's Currency Corner, Dominic Frisby explains why he's tempted to buy the New Zealand dollar.
6 Dec 2019
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Economy

Why the gig economy means nations will soon find taxation more taxing

The world of work is changing as the gig economy – and the self-employed themselves – go global. That will leave a big hole in countries’ coffers, say…
6 Dec 2019
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Economy

Have markets hit a top? Or are we heading for a Santa rally?

Has the stockmarket bull run gone has high as it can go, or is there some festive cheer for investors waiting around the corner? Dominic Frisby invest…
6 Dec 2019
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Economy

We've got plenty of taxation – but not much representation

The last century has seen government proliferate to unprecedented levels. The state now owns as much of a worker’s labour as a feudal lord, says Domin…
29 Nov 2019
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Currencies

Currency Corner: is the krone’s long slow slide coming to an end?

Dominic Frisby looks at the Norwegian krone’s performance against the Japanese yen and asks, is it set for a major reversal?
29 Nov 2019
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Investment strategy

What are the biggest mistakes investors make when it comes to tax?

The tax implications of an investment are something we rarely consider until after the event. That could prove to be an expensive mistake, says Domini…
27 Nov 2019
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Currencies

Currency Corner: clash of the commodity currencies

Dominic Frisby looks at the relative strengths of the Australian and Canadian dollars, and explains what that tells us about China and the US.
26 Nov 2019
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