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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

Buying bitcoin could be the best way to play the remote working boom
Bitcoin

Buying bitcoin could be the best way to play the remote working boom

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the move to home working, flexible employment practices and the rise of the “digital nomad”. One of the best …
21 Oct 2020
Sterling or bitcoin? I know which one I trust more
Bitcoin

Sterling or bitcoin? I know which one I trust more

Many people don’t understand or trust bitcoin. They don’t think it’s real money. But it’s more robust and less easy to manipulate than our national cu…
14 Oct 2020
Platinum has lost its shine – but the green energy revolution could change all that
Silver and other precious metals

Platinum has lost its shine – but the green energy revolution could change all that

Platinum has had a terrible few years – right now, it is at the same price as it was in 2003. But that could soon change. Dominic Frisby puts the case…
7 Oct 2020
Two commodities that could lie at the heart of the next resources bubble
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Two commodities that could lie at the heart of the next resources bubble

Commodities tend to move in cycles. And if you can identify early on which ones are about to surge in demand, you can profit handsomely. Dominic Frisb…
30 Sep 2020
The rising dollar is proving bad news for most other assets – will it last?
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The rising dollar is proving bad news for most other assets – will it last?

Precious metals, stocks and pretty much every other asset has taken a tumble as the US dollar strengthens. Dominic Frisby looks at how long this trend…
23 Sep 2020
Why investors should take cycle theories with a massive pinch of salt
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Why investors should take cycle theories with a massive pinch of salt

Things move in cycles, and they can be useful for timing trades. But it's easy to become wedded to a particular cycle and make the wrong decisions. Do…
21 Sep 2020
Here’s why you really should own at least some bitcoin
Bitcoin

Here’s why you really should own at least some bitcoin

While bitcoin is having a quiet year – at least in relative terms – its potential to become the default cash system for the internet is undiminished, …
16 Sep 2020
Is it time to take profits on technology stocks?
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Is it time to take profits on technology stocks?

With tech stocks continuing to slide, Dominic Frisby examines the charts and asks whether now is the time to sell.
14 Sep 2020
Both bitcoin and tech stocks have tumbled – how much worse will it get?
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Both bitcoin and tech stocks have tumbled – how much worse will it get?

The recent run-up in tech stocks was extraordinary to the point that it defied belief. Now, the bubble looks very much like it is bursting – taking bi…
9 Sep 2020
Why helium is headed a lot higher
Commodities

Why helium is headed a lot higher

Shortages of key resources never last, but investors can profit with careful timing, writes Dominic Frisby
7 Sep 2020
Has the tech bubble burst? The week ahead could be critical
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Has the tech bubble burst? The week ahead could be critical

Tech stocks have been in a runaway bull market, with the Nasdaq index doubling in the last six months. Yet we recently have seen something of a revers…
7 Sep 2020
Gold and the US election: does it matter who’s president?
Gold

Gold and the US election: does it matter who’s president?

With just two months to go until the American presidential election, Dominic Frisby looks at how the result could affect gold’s bull market, and asks:…
2 Sep 2020
What the simple beauty of technical analysis tells us about the tech stock bubble
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What the simple beauty of technical analysis tells us about the tech stock bubble

The Nasdaq stock index is in an almighty bull market and may well be overvalued. But it could also go much higher. How does an investor decide what to…
1 Sep 2020
When will stockmarkets face reality?
US stockmarkets

When will stockmarkets face reality?

Despite the economy being strangled by lockdown, US stockmarkets keep hitting mind-boggling new highs. Dominic Frisby explains why – and how long it c…
26 Aug 2020
CCI: this indicator can help you decide when to buy and sell silver
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CCI: this indicator can help you decide when to buy and sell silver

CCI - the “commodity channel index” – is a technical indicator that can help traders spot entry and exit points. Dominic Frisby runs it over the silve…
24 Aug 2020
Why Warren Buffett’s purchase of Barrick shares is such a big deal for gold-mining stocks
Gold

Why Warren Buffett’s purchase of Barrick shares is such a big deal for gold-mining stocks

Warren Buffett has bought half a billion dollars’ worth of shares in gold miner Barrick. That’s a big deal, says Dominic Frisby. We could be at the be…
19 Aug 2020
Two “crosses” to help you decide when to buy and sell the markets
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Two “crosses” to help you decide when to buy and sell the markets

In the latest of Dominic Frisby’s series on technical analysis for traders, he explains how you can use the “golden cross” and the “death cross” to ti…
17 Aug 2020
Sit tight and ride the gold bull: the upswing is just beginning
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Sit tight and ride the gold bull: the upswing is just beginning

With money being printed like there’s no tomorrow, the backdrop for the yellow metal and miners remains auspicious, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he revi…
13 Aug 2020
Gold and silver have taken a vicious beating – is the bull market over already?
Gold

Gold and silver have taken a vicious beating – is the bull market over already?

The gold price has tumbled recently, leaving traders nursing losses – just a nasty correction or has the gold bull market run out of steam? Dominic Fr…
12 Aug 2020
The pound has been trending higher against the dollar – will it last?
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The pound has been trending higher against the dollar – will it last?

Sterling has been rising against the dollar. Dominic Frisby sets his trend lines in the charts to see where the pound is heading next.
10 Aug 2020
Gold hits the big $2,000 level – are Aim miners about to play catch up?
Gold

Gold hits the big $2,000 level – are Aim miners about to play catch up?

With the price of gold shooting through $2,000 an ounce, the yellow metal looks unstoppable. Things are so bullish, even Aim-listed junior gold miners…
5 Aug 2020
Can the recent rally in sterling continue?
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Can the recent rally in sterling continue?

A "double top"  – a very recognisable pattern – is forming in in the US dollar. Dominic Frisby explains what it is, and what it could tell us about st…
3 Aug 2020
How much further will gold go? $2,250, $2,460 – or beyond?
Gold

How much further will gold go? $2,250, $2,460 – or beyond?

The gold bull market has really taken off – and it's only just begun. Dominic Frisby explains what's behind its big rise, and asks how much further it…
29 Jul 2020
What would the greatest mathematician of the Middle Ages say about gold today?
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What would the greatest mathematician of the Middle Ages say about gold today?

Italian mathematician Fibonacci is most famous for a curious sequence of numbers. Continuing his series on technical analysis, Dominic Frisby explains…
27 Jul 2020
Silver’s had a cracking run – what happens now?
Silver and other precious metals

Silver’s had a cracking run – what happens now?

Silver has risen almost 100% since its recent lows. And there's potential for much more. But it is the most fickle and frustrating of metals – it coul…
22 Jul 2020
How moving averages can reveal trades worth betting on – and ones to avoid
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How moving averages can reveal trades worth betting on – and ones to avoid

Dominic Frisby looks in more depth at how moving averages can help you catch turning points in markets and help you decide which trades are worth purs…
20 Jul 2020
Hang onto your gold miners – this boom has further to go
Gold

Hang onto your gold miners – this boom has further to go

The gold price is heading for new highs, and it’s taking gold mining stocks with it. Indeed, says Dominic Frisby, the boom is just getting started. Ge…
15 Jul 2020
Why the moving average is my favourite charting tool
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Why the moving average is my favourite charting tool

Traders and technical analysts use "moving averages" to iron out daily fluctuations and give a much clearer picture of a market's direction. Dominic …
13 Jul 2020
An economics lesson from my barber
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An economics lesson from my barber

On reopening his shop after lockdown, Dominic Frisby’s barber doubled his prices. It’s all part of the post-Covid inflation process – and we’re going …
8 Jul 2020
How “support” and “resistance” can help you spot trading opportunities
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How “support” and “resistance” can help you spot trading opportunities

Technical analysis can help traders manage risk and decide where to enter and exit a trade. One simple form of technical analysis is the concept of “s…
6 Jul 2020
This chart pattern could be extraordinarily bullish for gold
Gold

This chart pattern could be extraordinarily bullish for gold

The mother of all patterns is developing in the gold charts, says Dominic Frisby. And if everything plays out well, gold could hit a price that invest…
1 Jul 2020
What’s a better bet right now: a house in the UK or gold?
Gold

What’s a better bet right now: a house in the UK or gold?

Measured in ounces of gold, UK house prices have been falling for some time. A home now costs the same as it did in 1986. Dominic Frisby looks at how …
24 Jun 2020
Believe it or not, this market is a “buy”
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Believe it or not, this market is a “buy”

With the world in the state it’s in and the market so volatile, buying stocks right now might go against all your instincts. But that’s just what you …
17 Jun 2020
Ten reasons inflation could be set to return
Inflation

Ten reasons inflation could be set to return

We’ve been living in fear of inflation for over 40 years. Now, however, it could finally be coming. Dominic Frisby outlines ten compelling reasons why…
10 Jun 2020
These seven charts show exactly why you must own gold today
Gold

These seven charts show exactly why you must own gold today

Covid-19 is accelerating many trends that were already in existence. The rising gold price is one such trend. These seven charts, says Dominic Frisby,…
3 Jun 2020
Governments’ money-printing mania bodes well for base metals
Industrial metals

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