Ways of investing in gold

Ways of investing in gold

Today, there are a number of different ways to invest in gold, from futures to CFDs. Physical ownership – The most traditional way of investing in gold is by purchasing the metal itself in the form of gold bullions or coins. The upside to this is that you don’t have...
The correlation between gold and other commodities

The correlation between gold and other commodities

Dow to Gold Ratio The Dow Jones gold ratio expresses the price of the DJIA as a multiple of the price of one ounce of gold. For example, if the DJIA is trading at 15,000 points and the price of gold is $1,300 per ounce, the Dow Jones gold ratio is 11.5, or 15,000...
Common Factors That Influence Gold Prices

Common Factors That Influence Gold Prices

1. Monetary policy/Fed speakPerhaps the biggest influence on gold prices is monetary policy, which is controlled by the Federal Reserve. Interest rates have a big influence on gold prices because of a factor known as “opportunity cost.” Opportunity cost is...
Golden Bulls: Visualizing the Price of Gold from 1915-2020

Golden Bulls: Visualizing the Price of Gold from 1915-2020

Golden Bulls: Visualizing the Price of Gold from 1915-2020 Some people view gold as a relic, a thing of kings, pirates, and myth. It does not produce income, sits in vaults, and adorns the necks and wrists of the wealthy. But this too is just myth. In fact, as a...