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.
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A weak US dollar is usually a good thing for stocks, says John Stepek. So it will be interesting to see how much higher it can go before it impacts on earnings.
It takes 76 ounces of silver to buy an ounce of gold. Yet the average over the past century has been 40.
The price of gold rose steadily over the summer as international tension fuelled investor demand. Dominic Frisby looks at where it might go next.
Gold received a fillip as Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un hurled threats at each other last week. But there are other bullish factors underpinning the precious metal.
At this time of year the price of gold often gets a boost as demand for the metal picks up.