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

The 3rd annual Dubai Precious Metals Conference came to a gloomy conclusion yesterday with participants voting for very little or no advance in the gold price this year after a lengthy panel debate between four experts, three of whom saw...
It’s not been a good start to the year for gold analysts. Nomura has just been revising its 2014 forecasts upwards. That’s always a way to make sure you meet your forecast for the year. It helps too if you start by pointing it in the right...
It’s the economy stupid! The US economic recovery is so weak and the global economic backdrop could hardly be worse. The current flirtation with higher interest rates will end in tears very soon. Who bought the $2 trillion in AAA bonds...
Banks face another global financial crisis worse than 2007-8 warns the normally conservative Swiss-based Bank of International Settlements as a $10 trillion central bank bond mountain leaves them perilously exposed to higher interest rates...
Much has been made of the fact that the 1980 top of $850 per oz equates to a price of over $2200 per oz in 2009 after allowing for inflation. But let's take a look at the 1980 chart for gold. I think you'll know what I am getting at after...

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