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Global Trends In The Gold Market In 2017

Global Trends In The Gold Market In 2017

Are you interested in trading or investing in gold, but you’re not sure about the future price of gold or what influences it? Gold and precious metal commodities are all subject to complicated market forces that influence the price. There is no guarantee that the price of gold will rise or decline according to experts’ predictions, although as seen over the long term, gold is remarkably good at maintaining its value, and it has seen several meteoric rises, such as the super cycle that began in 2008.

There are a lot factors that affect the price of gold, some that you will probably be familiar with, and others that might surprise. Political uncertainty is always a driving factor in the price of gold, not so much because of fears about an economic collapse, but because political events like Brexit or international tensions tend to negatively impact the stock market, and investors use gold to mitigate stock market losses. U.S. inflation also tends to drive investors toward gold bullion, and with inflation on the rise, many market watchers predict good times for gold.
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How Do Shares Work?

How Do Shares Work?

The most popular type of incorporation for companies in the UK is the limited liability company. Who owns a limited company is determined by who owns the shares in the company. A share is analogous to “having your say” in the way a business is run, as well as taking rewards from the business. For… Continue Reading

6 Ways to Trade the Financial Markets

For the inexperienced, there can seem to be a bewildering number of ways to trade your money. Technological advances have made these more accessible than ever, with the best trading platforms now available on PC, mobile phone and tablet. So what are the choices out there for the would-be financial trader? Stocks: The go-to choice… Continue Reading

Investing Overseas: A UK Property Tax Update for Non Doms

Property investing has been a proven path to building wealth in the past and there is no reason to suggest that building a property portfolio will not prove just as profitable for investors, who take a long term view. Long-established estate agents such as Fulfords.co.uk have been selling properties throughout many different periods of highs… Continue Reading