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.
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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.
If you had played the ratio between stocks and gold right over time, you would have profited handsomely, says Dominic Frisby. So which should you buy now: gold or stocks?
It’s been very a disappointing year for gold. Its time will certainly come again, says Dominic Frisby, but for now, a bull market is a very long way off.
For many years, gold performed outstandingly, rising up to 20% a year. But the tide turned. Now the price is meandering frustratingly. Dominic Frisby asks where it will go next.
Gold has slipped to a two-month low of around $1,220 an ounce. But hang on to some, just in case.
There have been some interesting moves in our six “charts that matter” this week, says John Stepek.
Gold is neither cheap nor risk-free – but it holds its value and helps to diversify your portfolio, says Chris Carter.
From ETFs and allocated accounts to sovereigns and Britannias, Dominic Frisby looks at some of the best ways to buy and sell gold.
Matthew Partridge looks at where the gold price is heading next, and what that means for your online trading.
Inflation in the US is at a five-year high and much higher than interest rates are at the moment. John Stepek explains what that means for your investments.
Whoever has the most gold, makes the rules, says Dominic Frisby. For the moment, that’s the US – but don’t count on things staying that way.
Gold slipped in the weeks after Donald Trump’s election, but it has bounced back to a two-month high, and there should be further to go.
Both inflation and growth are picking up – and that’s a “jungle” for investors. Charlie Morris explains what you should buy now.
Over the next five years, this precious metal is set to outshine all others – even gold. Dominic Frisby explains why you should buy platinum.
The Royal Mint’s plans to marry gold bullion and blockchain technology will bring gold investment into the 21st century.
How great a risk is inflation? Could it push investors into precious metals? And will 2017 be the year in which the euro finally breaks up? John Stepek chairs our Roundtable discussion.