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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’re aware of the meteoric 2020-2021 rise of Bitcoin (BTC). In a little more than 12 months, BTC prices rallied from COVID-19 panic lows near $5,000 to early 2021 all-time highs just below $65,000. The spike in value was one of the biggest financial stories in recent history.… Read more.
The first half of 2021 was a fascinating period for gold as receding political and COVID-19-related uncertainties boosted positive sentiment across the markets. Subsequently, bullish trends developed in equities, cryptocurrencies, energies, and ag commodities. Contrary to these uptrends during the first half of 2021, gold flatlined. What can we expect from gold futures today, tomorrow,… Read more.
According to Forbes contributor David Rodeck, a recession is a “significant decline in economic activity that lasts for months or even years.” Formally, a recession is defined as being two or more quarters during which economic activity contracts. Symptoms of a recession include rising unemployment, falling personal incomes, and lagging industrial output. Although recessions are… Read more.
No matter what your investment goals are―whether it’s wealth appreciation or preservation―gold futures can help. Primarily available on the CME Globex, bullion contracts provide market participants with many speculative and hedging opportunities. If you’re an active investor, then gold derivatives are certainly worth a look. At this point, you may be asking, “How can I… Read more.
For more than 5,000 years, gold has been a mode of exchange, an artistic medium, and a store of wealth. Although the yellow metal’s primary functions have evolved over time, one thing is for sure: Gold has never been worthless.