Many factors influence the price of gold. One of the biggest is interest rates. And upcoming elections in the US could determine the future of both, says John Stepek.
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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Ed Bowsher looks at the pros and cons of investing in gold, and examines the idea that gold can provide insurance against disaster in any portfolio.
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Gold rose by 13% last year. And nobody cared. But sentiment could be about to turn. John Stepek explains what’s going on, and how to invest in a gold rally.
Some analysts worry that higher US interest rates are bearish for gold. But the evidence doesn’t bear this out.
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With all the hype surrounding bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, people have lost interest in gold. But things are looking up for the world’s favourite metal. Dominic Frisby explains why.
Gold was overshadowed by equities and base metals in 2017, but still rose by around a tenth. This year, however, it may not fare so well.