David Chapman

David Chapman regularly writes articles of interest for the investing public. David has over 40 years of experience as an authority on finance and investments via his range of work experience and in-depth market knowledge.

Articles by David Chapman

With the introduction of the new peach-toned $20 bills is the US signalling the end of the greenback? Well certainly the greenback, which has been in place for over 100 years, will now have to share some space with money of a different...
It has been some time since we last discussed the bond market in some detail. But bonds are an integral part of the market. World wide it is estimated that there are $33 trillion of bonds outstanding. The US market represents just over...
That the United States is the world's largest consumer of energy is indisputable. With less then 5% of the world's population the US consumes roughly 25% of the world's oil. An abundance of cheap oil is what has driven the US economy over...
The Fed threw a party and nobody came. They surprised the market with a full 50 basis point cut rather than the consensus 25 basis points. To ease fears that the economy might be really bad the important bias was changed to neutral. The...
I have long been a cycles fan. My background is in Economics so my introduction to cycles came through studying economic cycles. There is a branch of technical analysis that also studies cycles. It is a fascinating area that sometimes can...
This is a story that bears repeating. J. P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM-NYSE) is one of the biggest banks in the world with assets of approaching US$ 700 billion, capital of about US$ 41 billion and a market cap of US$ 71 billion. By...

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One cubic foot of gold weighs more than half a ton (1,306 pounds).