Peter Cooper

Peter Cooper has been a senior business and financial journalist for 20 years. Since selling his dot-com news website before the global financial crisis he's been a gold and silver investor. Cooper studied politics, philosophy and economics at Trinity College, Oxford University. He was 'financial journalist of the year' in the UK some 25 years ago for his scoop on the privatization of Russian real estate, the largest privatization of public property in history. You can reach Peter at: dubaijournalist@gmail.com.

Peter Cooper Articles

What could revive gold and oil prices from their current cyclical lows? It was quantitative easing that pushed prices up after the last global financial crisis. Is it about to happen all over again? Central banks in the Western world have...
Casey Research is making the same case it has made numerous times over the past few years, and always been wrong: namely that now is the moment for contrarian investors to pile into gold mining stocks.
Will the author of ‘Hot Commodities’ and the man who spotted the boom in the sector before anybody else, Jim Rogers now start buying gold? He said earlier this year that he would when the bull market showed a 50 per cent retracement. That...
What do we know about how central banks respond to stock market crashes? Typically they lower interest rates and ease monetary conditions in liberal fashion and worry about the inflationary consequences later.
Somebody big is sitting on the gold price and a relief rally when the Fed raises interest rates is ‘a distinct possibility’, Ross Norman, CEO of Sharps Pixley and London Bullion Market Association’s top forecaster of the past 15 years,...
The first signs of a rush to convert financial assets into physical gold in China have emerged with a spike in physical gold payouts at the Shanghai gold exchanges. Withdrawals of physical gold from the Shanghai Gold Exchange and Shanghai...
After more than two years of being trapped in a narrow trading range and four years into a bear market is the gold price about to breakout to the upside as the Fed can’t raise rates once Greece tips the global financial system into chaos?
It is time to buy gold and silver again as new central bank data shows that the European Central Bank and Federal Reserve have finally been successful in creating inflation. Whether they will now be able to control it is completely another...
Why are global central banks buying so much gold unless they still fear inflation? The World Gold Council estimates that 120 tonnes of gold were added to global central bank reserves in the first quarter of this year and that’s a whole lot...
Does the gold price still have to go to hell-and-back before it shoots very much higher? That’s certainly the opinion of many professional technical analysts and followers of the Elliott Wave theory.

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