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Jim Rogers awaits lower gold price

Maverick investor Jim Rogers has revealed that he waiting for gold to go below US$1000 before buying more. In response to Monday’s fall in the price of gold to US$1,088

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5 popular investing scams and how to avoid them

As older investors start to unlock their pensions to take advantage of new pension ‘freedoms’, there are likely to be plenty of crooks eager to part them for their hard-earned

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Structured products: better returns with greater risk?

The number of capital-at-risk, share-only linked products on the market has increased eight-fold in the last five years. In 2010, only 5 retail products linked solely to shares were launched,

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IMF reveals EU ignored advice on Greek debt talks

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has fiercely criticised the bailout deal offered to Greece by the Eurozone, revealing that the Eurogroup of finance ministers had ignored its advice when negotiating

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Chart of the week: silver prices set to hit US$21 an ounce

Capital Economics has forecast that the price of silver will rise to US$21 an ounce by the end of 2016. In a note out last week, Julian Jessop chief global

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Rare stamp index increases 165 percent in a decade

Rare stamps continue to prove their investment value, with the latest Stanley Gibbons GB30 and GB250 indices showing continued growth from 2014. In fact, 2015 represents the 45th year in

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Capital Economics cuts gold forecast to US$1,275

Capital Economics has revised down its year end price forecast for gold following the Greek ‘No!’ vote. It now expects the gold price to be around US$1,275 an ounce by

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EU Directive brings bad news for UK savers

Savers will soon seen the maximum level of compensation they can receive if their bank goes bust cut by £10,000, to £75,000. The new level of compensation will begin from

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How to invest in fine wine

Don Stott, the connoisseur, who recently sold his treasure trove of legendary wines – spanning more than a century – at Sotheby’s in New York would certainly attest to the benefits

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Gold price set to rise if Greek crisis worsens

As negotiations with Greece and its creditors have stalled over Greek refusal to impose further austerity on its already flat-lining economy, the prospects for a significant rise in the price