How to Profit in Gold: Professional Tips and Strategies for Today’s Ultimate Safe Haven Investment July 20, 2010Posted by McGraw-Hill Education (Asia) in Finance, Highlights, Investment.
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Authors: Spall, Jonathan
©2011 | 1st Edition | 240 pages , Hardcover
Pub Date: September 2010
Price: US$ 26.95
Don’t miss your golden opportunity for profiting in today’s hottest market!
The time is always right to invest in gold, but recent economic events have made this precious metal an ever more essential element in a properly allocated portfolio, as well as a particularly good commodity for long trading. Inside, director of commodities at Barclays Capital, Jonathan Spall, provides a comprehensive overview of the subject and answers all the questions pertaining to investing in gold, including
- Who are the major market-makers?
- How and where is gold traded?
- Why are central banks committed holders of gold?
- How is interest on gold calculated?
- Which factors most affect price fluctuations?
- How does the gold option market work?
- Should you invest in physical gold, futures, or mining shares?
You’ll also learn all the terminology regarding gold trading, plus you’ll get key information about the gold exchanges around the globe. With Investing in Gold, you will be on solid ground to correctly interpret the market and make the best investment decisions for your purposes.
About the Author
Jonathan Spall (Bishops Shortford, England) is responsible for the Barclays Capital’s commodity relationships with central banks and governments on a global basis. He has over 25 years experience in related markets including working for nine years in Asia/Pacific. He joined Barclays Capital in September 2004. Prior to his current position, he worked for ten years at Deutsche Bank, most recently as a London-based Director with responsibility for Official Sector Marketing (Commodities) and Head of Metals Marketing (Europe/Africa). He earlier worked for Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong as Head of Metals for Asia Pacific and in Sydney as a Senior Associate Director.
Title also by Jonathan Spall
Chapter 1. Hedging-Revised
Chapter 2. The Official Sector-Revised
Chapter 3. Lenders and Borrowers of Gold-Revised
Chapter 4. “Bullion” banks-Revised
Chapter 5. Gold Exchanges-Revised
Chapter 6. ETFs-Revised
Chapter 7. Physical Gold-Revised
Chapter 8. Gold: Myths and Reality-Revised
Chapter 9. Gold at Record Highs-Revised
Chapter 10. Getting Exposure to Gold-Revised
Appendix 1: “Rules” for Trading Gold
Appendix 2: FAQ’s
Appendix 3: Glossary of Terms
Appendix 4: Properties of Gold
Appendix 5: Bar Weights
Appendix 6: Case Studies