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Dominic Frisby

Dominic Frisby (“mercurially witty” – the Spectator) is the world’s only financial writer and comedian. He is MoneyWeek’s main commentator on gold, commodities, currencies and cryptocurrencies. He is the author of the books Bitcoin: the Future of Money? and Life After The State. He also co-wrote the documentary Four Horsemen, and presents the chat show, Stuff That Interests Me.

His show 2016 Let’s Talk About Tax was a huge hit at the Edinburgh Festival and Penguin Random House have since commissioned him to write a book on the subject – Daylight Robbery – the past, present and future of tax will be published later this year. His 2018 Edinburgh Festival show, Dominic Frisby's Financial Gameshow, won rave reviews. Dominic was educated at St Paul's School, Manchester University and the Webber-Douglas Academy Of Dramatic Art.

You can follow him on Twitter @dominicfrisby

 

Market crash: have we hit bottom or is there worse to come?
Stockmarkets

Market crash: have we hit bottom or is there worse to come?

For a little while, markets looked like they were about to embark on a full-on crash. And that could still happen, says Dominic Frisby. Today, he look…
27 Jun 2022
A lesson from Stan Druckenmiller: position sizes really matter
Investment strategy

A lesson from Stan Druckenmiller: position sizes really matter

The size of each of your investments determines how much you make when you’re right and how much you lose when you’re wrong, says investment guru Stan…
23 Jun 2022
The natural resources industry is in a tight spot – which is bad news for the rest of us
Commodities

The natural resources industry is in a tight spot – which is bad news for the rest of us

The natural resources industry is in a bind. We need it to produce more energy and metals, but it has been starved of investment, plagued by supply ch…
20 Jun 2022
How much further will bitcoin fall?
Bitcoin & crypto

How much further will bitcoin fall?

Bitcoin has crashed hard, along with the wider cryptocurrency sector. Everything is looking awful, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he asks just how low bit…
15 Jun 2022
How to invest in the copper boom
Industrial metals

How to invest in the copper boom

The price of copper has slipped recently. But that’s temporary – the long-term outlook is very bullish, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he explains the bes…
9 Jun 2022
When it comes to investing, sometimes you just have to have faith
Investment strategy

When it comes to investing, sometimes you just have to have faith

To be a successful investor, there’s no substitute for knowledge and experience. But you also need belief, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he explains how …
8 Jun 2022
Think the oil price is high now? You ain’t seen nothing yet
Oil

Think the oil price is high now? You ain’t seen nothing yet

The oil price has been on a tear in recent months. Dominic Frisby explains why oil in fact is still very cheap relative to other assets.
1 Jun 2022
The Federal Reserve wants markets to fall – here’s what that means for investors
Stockmarkets

The Federal Reserve wants markets to fall – here’s what that means for investors

The Federal Reserve’s primary mandate is to keep inflation down, and lower asset prices help with that. So, asks Dominic Frisby – just how low will st…
25 May 2022
Despite the crypto crash, bitcoin still has a bright future
Bitcoin & crypto

Despite the crypto crash, bitcoin still has a bright future

Cryptocurrencies have crashed hard, with bitcoin down by more than 50% from its peak. But, says Dominic Frisby, bitcoin still has a future – it is the…
19 May 2022
The tech-stock bubble has burst – but I still want a Peloton
Stockmarkets

The tech-stock bubble has burst – but I still want a Peloton

Peloton was one of the big winners from the Covid tech boom. But it's fallen over 90% as the tech stock bubble bursts and and everything else falls in…
19 May 2022
Cryptocurrencies are crashing – so how low will bitcoin go?
Bitcoin & crypto

Cryptocurrencies are crashing – so how low will bitcoin go?

The entire cryptocurrency sector is crashing, with bitcoin now well below $30,000. This is big, says Dominic Frisby. So just how low could bitcoin go?
12 May 2022
If the US dollar keeps rising from here, it’s going to hurt
Currencies

If the US dollar keeps rising from here, it’s going to hurt

The US dollar is on a bull run, sending every other asset into freefall. And it's at a particularly critical point right now, says Dominic Frisby. Her…
4 May 2022
Avoid China’s stockmarket – here’s what to invest in instead
China stockmarkets

Avoid China’s stockmarket – here’s what to invest in instead

China’s stockmarket is not a good place for investors to be. But you can't just ignore the world's second-largest economy, says Dominic Frisby. Here, …
2 May 2022
Will house prices crash in 2026? This surprisingly reliable cycle theory suggests so
House prices

Will house prices crash in 2026? This surprisingly reliable cycle theory suggests so

An 18-year cycle in the UK property market says house prices will crash in 2026. Dominic Frisby explains how it works.
20 Apr 2022
How many ounces of gold does it take to buy an average house in the UK?
House prices

How many ounces of gold does it take to buy an average house in the UK?

House prices have soared in recent years. But what, asks Dominic Frisby, if you look at them using a more durable form of money – gold?
12 Apr 2022
Are gold miners finally set to outperform plain old gold?
Gold

Are gold miners finally set to outperform plain old gold?

Gold miners are meant to outperform gold. Yet since 2003, that hasn’t been the case. What’s changed – and will they ever make a comeback? Dominic Fris…
6 Apr 2022
Copper is set for a long bull market – here’s how to invest in it
Industrial metals

Copper is set for a long bull market – here’s how to invest in it

Commodity prices have started to cool – with the exception of one industrial metal that is in short supply but is an essential ingredient in almost ev…
30 Mar 2022
Has the pound already hit its highest point for this cycle?
Currencies

Has the pound already hit its highest point for this cycle?

The pound moves in an eight-year cycle, says Dominic Frisby. And in its latest cycle, it may have nowhere to go but down.
24 Mar 2022
Commodities boomed – now they’ve busted. What comes next for commodity prices??
Commodities

Commodities boomed – now they’ve busted. What comes next for commodity prices??

Commodities from gold to oil have fallen dramatically after weeks of strong gains. Dominic Frisby looks at what might be next for commodity prices.
16 Mar 2022
How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has upturned the commodities market
Commodities

How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has upturned the commodities market

Dominic Frisby looks at the commodities Russia produces, how markets have been affected but its invasion of Ukraine and subsequent sanctions, and what…
9 Mar 2022
The gold price is close to new record highs. What happens next?
Gold

The gold price is close to new record highs. What happens next?

The price of gold has come within a whisker of its record high. Dominic Frisby looks at where it might go from here.
9 Mar 2022
China almost certainly owns more gold than the US – here’s why that matters
Gold

China almost certainly owns more gold than the US – here’s why that matters

China almost certainly owns a lot more gold than anyone else – including the USA. But how much? And why does it need so much gold? Dominic Frisby expl…
3 Mar 2022
Why all investors need to own gold – and bitcoin
Gold

Why all investors need to own gold – and bitcoin

Inflation, war, currency debasement – the world is changing fast and investors need to adapt. That means owning both gold and bitcoin, says Dominic Fr…
2 Mar 2022
The price of gold spiked yesterday, then collapsed – what happens next?
Gold

The price of gold spiked yesterday, then collapsed – what happens next?

As Russia invaded Ukraine, the price of gold shot up spectacularly. But it couldn't hold on to all of its gains. Dominic Frisby looks at where it migh…
25 Feb 2022
In these attention-seeking times, investors should learn from Sir John Templeton
Investment strategy

In these attention-seeking times, investors should learn from Sir John Templeton

Successful investors must be patient, finding a balance between doing nothing and sudden, decisive action. And there's no better role model than Sir J…
23 Feb 2022
Buy Russia – it’s cheap
Stockmarkets

Buy Russia – it’s cheap

If you want to make money investing, you need to buy stocks when they’re cheap. And right now, says Dominic Frisby, there’s nowhere cheaper than Russi…
17 Feb 2022
How to invest in copper, the most useful metal in the world
Commodities

How to invest in copper, the most useful metal in the world

Copper may have a useful role to play in the green transition. Dominic Frisby explains how investors can get exposure to copper.
9 Feb 2022
Five reasons to buy silver – and five reasons not to
Silver and other precious metals

Five reasons to buy silver – and five reasons not to

Silver is the most frustrating of metals for investors, with huge potential that it hardly ever realises. Here, Dominic Frisby outlines the case for b…
2 Feb 2022
How to invest in blockchain without buying cryptocurrencies
Bitcoin & crypto

How to invest in blockchain without buying cryptocurrencies

Many investors have been searching for a way to invest in bitcoin in their Sipp or Isa via a regular broker account. This fund fits the bill nicely, s…
27 Jan 2022
How to invest in energy and metals as tech stocks crash
Commodities

How to invest in energy and metals as tech stocks crash

It’s been a terrible week for stockmarkets. But not everything is crashing – “real” assets such as metals and energy are holding up well and should ha…
26 Jan 2022
What will happen to the price of gold in 2022?
Gold

What will happen to the price of gold in 2022?

Gold is traditionally the go-to asset during inflation. But with inflation at 30-year highs, it has gone nowhere. Dominic Frisby investigates why, and…
20 Jan 2022
Bitcoin’s new year is off to a bad start – what does the rest of 2022 hold?
Bitcoin & crypto

Bitcoin’s new year is off to a bad start – what does the rest of 2022 hold?

Bitcoin has had its worst-ever start to a year. But it remains the “future of money”, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he looks at what might come next for …
12 Jan 2022
Frisby’s Forecasts – what does 2022 have in store for investors?
Investment strategy

Frisby’s Forecasts – what does 2022 have in store for investors?

As 2022 dawns, Dominic Frisby dusts down his crystal ball and takes his annual shot at predicting some of the most important events for investors in t…
5 Jan 2022
Frisby’s Forecasts: how did my predictions for 2021 pan out?
Investment strategy

Frisby’s Forecasts: how did my predictions for 2021 pan out?

Dominic Frisby looks back at the predictions he made at the start of the year and finds that, all things considered, he hasn't done badly at all.
22 Dec 2021
In defence of fossil fuels
Energy

In defence of fossil fuels

Fossil fuels are the subject of a lot of hate these days. But without them and the cheap, reliable and abundant energy they have provided, we’d be los…
14 Dec 2021
How and where to buy bitcoin in the UK
Bitcoin & crypto

How and where to buy bitcoin in the UK

There are many ways of buying in to the bitcoin boom. Dominic Frisby looks at the most common, and explains exactly how to buy bitcoins in the UK.
9 Dec 2021