Oil prices are unsustainably low right now--many high-cost oil producers and oil-producing regions are currently operating in the red. That may work in the short-term, but over the medium and long-term, companies will be forced out of the market, precipitating a price rise. The big question is when they will rise, and by how much.
As natural resources bounced all over the charts in 2014, particularly gold, readers turned to the experts interviewed by The Gold Report for insights on what was driving these ups and downs and how they could protect themselves or, better yet, benefit from the volatility. Check out some of the most popular experts featured during the year and some thoughts you might want to consider as you prepare for 2015.
For the markets, 2014 was an interesting and volatile year, which drew more people to learn about investing and search for that elusive Holy Grail. Through Amazon, we populated a list of the top selling investing books as well as the highest rated books based on customer reviews. Click through to see our list of top 5 bestsellers in investing.
Throughout November, the New Zealand dollar (NZD) has been able to do something that very few other currencies have been able to do, gain value against USD. Here are some reasons outside of simple USD strength that it might not continue.