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Gold

Gold is poised for a new bull market

The price of golf has hit a six-year high, breaching the $1,400 an ounce level not seen since August 2013.
27 Jun 2019
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Commodities

Gold is back in the game – so what’s our next price target?

For six years, the price of gold has been stuck in a narrow range. Now, it looks like it is finally breaking out. Dominic Frisby looks at where it cou…
26 Jun 2019
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Gold

Paul Tudor Jones: gold has everything going for it

If gold gets through $1,400 an ounce, it could very quickly go a lot further, says hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.
26 Jun 2019
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Funds

Don’t buy the hedge-fund hype

Hedge funds have a habit of turning clients’ money into their own money, says Max King. Steer clear.
25 Jun 2019
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Commodities

Gold will regain its shine

The dash for gold suggests that investors see rising risks in markets and are seeking out an asset traditionally seen as the ultimate safe haven.
21 Jun 2019
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Commodities

Gold has finally broken free – is its bull market here at last?

Gold has had a quiet few years. But the conditions are now ripe for it to go on a proper bull run. John Stepek explains why.
21 Jun 2019
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Charts

Gold is shining in Oz

The gold price in Australian dollars has climbed to a new record above $1,800 an ounce as the Australian dollar has declined in foreign-exchange marke…
10 Jun 2019
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Economy

Central banks might not be able to save us from what’s coming next

Markets are getting jittery. They’re looking to the US central bank to step in. So, asks John Stepek, will the Federal Reserve cut interest rates? And…
6 Jun 2019
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Stock markets

Is Kier Group worth buying after its post-profit-warning share-price plunge?

Shares at construction and outsourcing contractor Kier Group have taken a nosedive. Matthew Partridge examines why and asks if now is a good time to b…
5 Jun 2019
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Economy

The global collapse in trust has driven a secret bull market in gold

In times like these, when trust in everything – governments, the media, science, democracy itself – has evaporated, gold is doing just what it's suppo…
5 Jun 2019
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The seven best investment opportunities in India and Indonesia

Asia contains numerous interesting developments for adventurous investors to keep a close eye on. Here, David Stevenson looks at seven of the best …
4 Jun 2019
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Property

Bittersweet profits for buy-to-let landlords

The government’s determination to make the buy-to-let sector less appealing to investors seems to have worked, with landlords suffering a dismal few y…
29 May 2019
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Emerging markets

Should you invest in emerging markets right now?

Emerging markets are the place to be if you want to make the best possible returns in the future. At least, that's been the received wisdom for a whil…
23 May 2019
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Platinum, palladium or rhodium – which is the metal of the future?

Platinum, palladium and rhodium are all vying to be the metal of the future – evolving vehicle technology will determine the ultimate victor. Dominic …
22 May 2019
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Property

Buying in to build-to-rent

As corporate landlords tap into healthy demand for rented property in the UK, Sarah Moore outlines how to profit from build-to-rent.
22 May 2019
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Gold

The best ways to invest in gold

From ETFs and allocated accounts to sovereigns and Britannias, Dominic Frisby looks at some of the best ways to buy and sell gold.
17 May 2019
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Commodities

Gold could stagnate for several years – but don’t make Gordon Brown’s mistake

The price of gold is going nowhere fast. Like Gordon Brown did 20 years ago, you may be tempted to sell. But, just as with Brown, that would be a big …
8 May 2019
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Stock markets

Don’t sell in May this year – the market is telling you it’s time to be long

Investment lore has it that you should “sell in May, go away, come back on St Leger Day”. That may have worked in the past. But not now, says Dominic …
1 May 2019
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Buy to let

The death of buy-to-let property is a useful cautionary tale for all investors

Investing in buy-to-let property was once a perfectly valid thing to do. But the government killed the market. John Stepek explains what investors sho…
25 Apr 2019
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Gold

Why you need to own gold

All the talk of Modern Monetary Theory misses one key point, says Eoin Treacy. We’re already well down the road of printing money to fund government s…
19 Apr 2019
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Economy

“It’s the era of socially responsible investment – ooh hello, Saudi Aramco”

"Switched-on" investors like to talk up socially responsible investing, says John Stepek. But if you're serious about doing it for real, you really ne…
9 Apr 2019
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Funds

Gold mining stocks will soon shine

The history of gold mining is so littered with stories of reckless optimism, fraud and ruin that the sector is often ignored. Yet investing in gold mi…
9 Apr 2019
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Commodities

Palladium’s rise has been epic – will platinum ever catch up?

Palladium, used in catalytic converters for petrol cars, has shot up in price. Platinum, used in diesels, has collapsed. The question now, says Domini…
3 Apr 2019
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House prices

House prices are sliding fast in London – and it’s spreading

UK house prices have been falling in “real” terms – after inflation – for while. But now the pace of decline is picking up. John Stepek looks at where…
29 Mar 2019
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Emerging markets

Is it time to invest in Turkey?

Turkey is one of the cheapest markets in the world right now. That’s usually a sign that you should buy. But is it really worth it? John Stepek weighs…
28 Mar 2019
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Commodities

Today, silver looks cheap compared to gold – but should you make the trade?

By historical standards, silver is incredibly cheap while gold is very expensive. So should you sell your gold and buy silver? Dominic Frisby weighs u…
13 Mar 2019
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Economy

Investing for a new cold war? Grab some gold

China and America’s changing relationship could derail economic growth. Merryn Somerset Webb asks global strategist Russell Napier how to protect your…
8 Mar 2019
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Stock markets

I hate this cheap data mining trick – don’t fall for it

When analysts tell you one asset is “better" than another, beware. It all rather depends, says Dominic Frisby. A sensibly diversified portfolio will s…
7 Mar 2019
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Commodities

Gold – here’s why it just might be different this time

The gold price is creeping higher. And lot of smart people are getting bullish on gold. Are they right? Or is it another false dawn? Dominic Frisby fi…
21 Feb 2019
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Gold

Gold is back in fashion

Gold’s reputation as a safe haven is also coming to the fore now that markets have become more volatile and the political backdrop less predictable.
8 Feb 2019
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House prices

House prices in the UK are now falling – which is great news

UK house prices are falling. But don’t panic. This modest decline is the best-case scenario, says John Stepek, and a full-on crash is looking unlikely…
7 Feb 2019
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Alternative finance

Innovative Finance Isas available to invest in now

Innovative Finance Isas have been around since April 2016, but are only now becoming widely available. Here, we present a comprehensive list of IFIsas…
1 Feb 2019
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Gold

The gold bulls are back – so let’s just be careful out there

The world has fallen back in love with gold again and the price is on the rise. It could have further to go yet, says Dominic Frisby – but it could be…
1 Feb 2019
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House prices

What does 2019 hold for UK house prices?

Last year, we finally saw some sanity returning to the UK property market, with house prices falling in real terms. John Stepek looks at what to expec…
18 Jan 2019
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Commodities

Gold will keep gleaming in 2019

The past few months have been good for gold. And there is scope for further gains.
18 Jan 2019
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Commodities

Good news for gold mining investors – merger mania is gripping the sector

Newmont Mining is merging with Goldcorp to become the world’s largest gold miner. Dominic Frisby looks at what it mean for the sector, and for investo…
15 Jan 2019
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Commodities

Gold is back in a bull market – it’s time to buy

The equity bull market is over, says Charlie Morris. But gold's is just starting.
14 Jan 2019
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Stock markets

Three questions to ask before you buy shares in any UK high street retailer

Times are hard for UK retailers. But that doesn't mean the sector's not worth investing in, says John Stepek. Just make sure you know what you're buyi…
10 Jan 2019
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Investment strategy

Investment guides come and go, but the best advice stays the same

You don't need to wade through a mountain of books on finance to become a better investor, says Merryn Somerset Webb. These seven simple rules will st…
7 Jan 2019
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Gold

How much gold does China have? A lot more than you think

Officially, China has the world's seventh-largest gold reserves. But it has been stocking up at an astonishing pace. Here, Dominic Frisby examines jus…
12 Dec 2018
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Gold

Gold miners should regain their shine – but choose carefully

Mining stocks lagged the gold price during the bull market and have struggled since. Dominic Frisby explains why and highlights some explorers with bo…
6 Dec 2018
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Commodities

Why it’s worth holding a bit of gold in your portfolio

Global equities are almost in bear market territory. We don’t know what will happen next. But that’s exactly why you should have some gold, says John …
12 Oct 2018
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Commodities

Barrick and Randgold: a mega merger in gold

Canada’s Barrick Gold and London-based Randgold Resources are tying the knot. Why now, and will the deal prove a success?
28 Sep 2018
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Commodities

Gold is a bargain

The price of gold has fallen by 11.2% since 22 January to just under $1,200 an ounce – that’s more than 35% below its peak of $1,900 in 2011. Now may …
28 Sep 2018
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Commodities

We’ve just seen the biggest merger deal in gold mining history

Gold miner Barrick’s buyout of Randgold Resources is good for both companies and the wider mining sector, says Dominic Frisby. But Randgold’s sharehol…
25 Sep 2018
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Gold

Now looks like a good time to buy gold – but you need to watch this chart

One thing matters more than anything else to the price of gold – the US dollar. Where it goes, gold follows. Dominic Frisby looks at where it may be h…
21 Sep 2018
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Bitcoin

A warning from the goldmining boom to today’s cryptocurrency investors

The number of cryptocurrencies exploded as coders, entrepreneurs and scam artists jumped on the crypto-bandwagon. But as with a gold rush, fortunes ca…
19 Sep 2018
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Commodities

Jim Rogers: buy gold

Commodities guru Jim Rogers thinks the current oil price is a floor, not a ceiling – but his favourite picks are gold and silver.
24 Aug 2018
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