Silver and platinum are much cheaper than they ought to be, says Dominic Frisby – certainly on a historical basis. But things are starting to look good. Should you buy in?
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? We give our monthly view on the major asset classes.
Metals prices rose across the board following the Federal Reserve’s decision to keep printing.
Platinum has bounced off June’s three-year low of $1,300 an ounce, and should rise further, thanks to Europe’s industrial recovery.
The industrial and monetary metal has moved back into bull-market territory. But can it last?
The diamond market boasts some very promising fundamentals, with the long-term picture encouraging and a short-term outlook that may soon start to improve.
The price of silver has been riding high on fears of imminent currency debasement. But can it continue?
Silver is a notoriously unpredictable investment. But there is a good argument for holding it now, says John Stepek. Here, he explains why, and picks the best way to play gold’s volatile little sister.
Silver’s erratic market-moves over recent months have been true to form.
Silver has been among the best-performing commodities this year, up 25%. Has the decade-long bull run still got legs?
If you know what you’re doing, you can find sterling silver at unbelievable prices on online auction sites. Bengt Saelensminde explains what to watch out for – and reveals a few tips on how to steal a bargain.
Buying silver at online auctions is a great way to get a bargain on physical silver – but what should you watch out for? Bengt Saelensminde explains all you need to know about buying silver online.
Unlike gold, you have to pay VAT on the silver you buy. But there is a way to still get a fantastic bargain, says Bengt Saelensminde. Here, he reveals the secret collectors don’t want you to know.
After a nasty fall last year, silver is putting in an impressive rally. Bengt Saelensminde examines whether it’s time for a punt.
Silver suffered its sharpest drop in three decades this week, after approaching the $50-an-ounce level earlier this year. The slide is a reminder that silver “is a precious metal with an industrial character”.
Silver is a notoriously volatile metal which has burned many investors’ fingers in the past. The long term bull case is compelling, but its most recent correction saw a fall of some 30%. Bengt Saelensminde explains exactly why silver is so jumpy, and whether now is the time to buy in.