Week after week, market commentators highlight how investors are not making positive returns in USD. The US dollar is king now, with it paying a positive yield and investors who have missed the gold rally are hording it. This has caused liquidity to be squeezed.
It's increasingly likely that President Trump will use the 1934 Gold Reserve Act to sell US Dollars and buy foreign currency as a way... ››› more
Right now, many investors are scrambling to find assets that don't follow the swings of the stock market.
Their first choice is gold.
You see, gold has constantly proved itself as a supreme store of value. If investors get scared by financial or political news, gold makes a great insurance policy.
It is almost certain to hold its value over time.
And obviously in times of turmoil, ... ››› more
Since the result of the Brexit referendum came in last week, investors have watched millions disappear from the companies in their portfolios. This week, it's the South African financial stocks that took the brunt of the impact.
- Nedbank (JSE: NED) is 4% lower this week
- Standard Bank (JSE:SBK) fell 4%
- Barclays Africa (JSE: BGA) also took a 4% knock
- While FirstRand (JSE: FSR) fell ... ››› more
Just imagine a world where all the banks and ATMs close down and you can't access your money. What do you do? How do you live? Will you survive?
But don't worry, there's another form of “money” that governments and central banks can't take away from you.
And adding it to your portfolio will protect you from stocks crashing, banks closing and global markets collapsing.
Want to know wha... ››› more
The gold price has been climbing higher and today touched levels not seen for nearly five-months.
This is thanks in part to the decision by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to cut its global economic growth forecasts for this year and next.
Also helping take the yellow metal higher are concerns over the state of the European economy. Speculation is growing over whether the European Cent... ››› more
Since dipping to $1,195 in mid-December, gold has been on a volatile journey upwards. After closing last night in London at $1,296, gold has blasted through the $1,300 level. And it has kept on rising. Let's take a look at what's pushing the price of gold higher…
Gold is in the midst of its “longest rally since 2011,” says Mineweb. The yellow metal has soared through the $1,300 level “fo... ››› more
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