Gold has had a tough start to 2021, but we’ve been here before
Gold

Gold has had a tough start to 2021, but we’ve been here before

Gold has had a disappointing start to the year – in an increasingly digital world, it’s the ultimate analogue asset. Nevertheless, says Dominic Frisby…
20 Jan 2021
Bitcoin: fool’s gold or the new gold?
Bitcoin

Bitcoin: fool’s gold or the new gold?

With bitcoin hitting new highs last week, and close to becoming a mainstream investment, is it really gold for the 21st century?
15 Jan 2021
Four of the best funds for mining profits in gold
Gold

Four of the best funds for mining profits in gold

The gold-price upswing is set to endure, says Max King. These funds look the most promising.
13 Jan 2021
Should you buy into the bitcoin boom, or stick with gold?
Bitcoin

Should you buy into the bitcoin boom, or stick with gold?

People and financial institutions are piling into bitcoin, many hoping it will hedge against relentless money creation and currency debasement. Merryn…
11 Jan 2021
Gold’s strong start to the new year
Gold

Gold’s strong start to the new year

Gold has raced off the starting blocks for 2021, hitting a two-month high on Monday.
7 Jan 2021
Frisby’s forecasts – what does 2021 have in store for investors?
Stockmarkets

Frisby’s forecasts – what does 2021 have in store for investors?

Dominic Frisby gazes into his crystal ball and makes his predictions for the markets in the year ahead.
6 Jan 2021
Grab your gold: inflation is coming
Inflation

Grab your gold: inflation is coming

Inflation remains under control for now. But expect it to pick up both soon and sharply.
11 Dec 2020
Inflation will restore gold’s shine
Gold

Inflation will restore gold’s shine

Gold remains up by 53% since August 2018 but is now trading 11% short of its peak this summer. But if you hold gold, hang on to it.
27 Nov 2020
You may not have heard of royalty companies, but they’re a great way to invest in gold
Gold

You may not have heard of royalty companies, but they’re a great way to invest in gold

Royalty companies provide funding to gold miners in exchange for a share of production revenues. And they have been performing much better than the mi…
11 Nov 2020
The US election is a mess – and markets everywhere love it
US election

The US election is a mess – and markets everywhere love it

The result of the US presidential election may still hang in the balance, but in the markets, pretty much every asset bar the US dollar is having a fi…
6 Nov 2020
What would negative interest rates mean for your money?
UK Economy

What would negative interest rates mean for your money?

There has been much talk of the Bank of England introducing negative interest rates. John Stepek explains why they might do that, and what it would me…
15 Oct 2020
It’s getting harder for big investors to ignore gold
Gold

It’s getting harder for big investors to ignore gold

The world’s biggest hedge fund group has come out in favour of gold. John Stepek explains why you should own gold too, and what would happen to the pr…
1 Oct 2020
The rising dollar is proving bad news for most other assets – will it last?
Investment strategy

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
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
The charts that matter: gold dips after Buffett buys in
Global Economy

The charts that matter: gold dips after Buffett buys in

Warren Buffett bought into gold's bull market just as the price slipped again. Here's how the charts that matter most to the global economy reacted.
22 Aug 2020
Why Warren Buffett now likes gold
Gold

Why Warren Buffett now likes gold

Warren Buffett, who has has long ridiculed gold as a non-productive asset, now thinks it is set to shine, after buying shares in miner Barrick Gold.
20 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
Warren Buffett, hater of pet rocks, buys his first gold mine
Gold

Warren Buffett, hater of pet rocks, buys his first gold mine

Legendary investor Warren Buffett has always displayed contempt for gold as an investment. So why has he bought a gold mine? John Stepek looks at what…
17 Aug 2020
The charts that matter: a correction for gold and better news on US jobs
Global Economy

The charts that matter: a correction for gold and better news on US jobs

Having ended on a record high last Friday, gold took a big tumble this week. John Stepek looks at the gold price chart, along with the others that mat…
15 Aug 2020
15 August 1971: Nixon ends gold convertibility
This day in history

15 August 1971: Nixon ends gold convertibility

On this day in 1971, US President Richard Nixon said America would no longer officially swap dollars for gold, ending 'convertibility' and paving the …
15 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 MoneyWeek Podcast: house prices, staycations, and the death of cash
House prices

The MoneyWeek Podcast: house prices, staycations, and the death of cash

John and Merryn talk about the rise in UK house prices and the fact that everybody is holidaying in the UK, plus gold's new highs, the death of cash, …
12 Aug 2020
The charts that matter: precious metals, longevity and a cure for baldness
Global Economy

The charts that matter: precious metals, longevity and a cure for baldness

As the gold price presses on to new highs, John Stepek looks at he charts that matter most to the global economy.
8 Aug 2020