Jan Skoyles

Jan Skoyles is head of research at The Real Asset Company where she focuses on precious metals investment. Her commentary has been featured on the BBC, RT, The Daily Telegraph, Mail on Sunday and Al Arabiya.

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Savers have been abandoned by the Bank of England

The Bank of England states that it “sets interest rates to keep inflation low to preserve the value of your money”. But since former Bank of England governor Mervyn King

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How to trade Bitcoin and what to be wary of

Setting itself apart from the many other Bitcoin exchanges on offer Coinfloor employs a “sophisticated algorithmic rounding engine for fee calculation”, which will make it attractive to high frequency and

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What would war with Syria mean for gold?

Depending on who you believe Syria may determine the outlook for the gold and silver price. But how much of an impact will a war with Syria really have on

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How to save with gold

It was here that he expressed his fears over the havoc quantitative easing and its unwinding may wreak. He is, as everyone should be, acutely aware of what the money

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The case for gold versus cash

The precious metal climbed from £183/oz in 2000 to £1,053 in 2012. However, at the time of writing it is currently at £910.68, a level not seen since December 2011.