Claude Erb

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 ‘If gold did not reward inflation fear in 1980 and 2011,’ the authors of a new paper ask, ‘why should it reward inflation fear now?’ Photograph: Narong Sangnak/EPA

Gold has skyrocketed recently, surpassing the $2,000 level for the first time before suffering its biggest two-day plunge in seven years last week. (...)

Gold has been the second-best-performing precious metal this year. Photograph: Sebastian Derungs/AFP/Getty Images

Gold has been one of the big winners of 2016, with gains of almost 20 per cent fuelling talk that a new multiyear bull market is under way. Should inv(...)

The problem for hedge funds is that there are now “fewer traders at the poker table to play against”. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

Some high-profile hedge fund managers have thrown in the towel in recent months and, with this shaping up to be a difficult year – hedge funds have su(...)

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently changed their recommendation for Apple stock from “buy” to “neutral,” and lowered their target share price from $142 to $130. Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

What’s up with Apple? Everyone seems to be freaked out by Apple’s falling share price. Should they be? The recent 15 per cent correction has been swif(...)