Is Gold Overpriced & Overvalued?

The price of a troy ounce of gold has moved between $1,000 and $2,000 over the 2010 decade. Is that a fair price for this precious metal, or an unjustifiable premium? ‘Is gold is overpriced / overvalued?’ is a natural question for new investors to ask. Before investing in commodities, it makes sense to understand whether the market is trading …

Which are the UK’s largest land owners?

I’m expanding my popular How to invest in land guide with a series of short articles. Let’s explore some curious questions about investing in land which I couldn’t squeeze into the original article! Question 3: Who owns the most land in the UK? Whether our motivation comes from envy or curiosity, many of us are interested in who owns the …

Do landowners own the ground below their land?

I’m expanding my popular How to invest in land guide with a series of short articles. Let’s explore some curious questions about investing in land which I couldn’t squeeze into the original article! Question 2: Do landowners own the ground below their land? If so, how deep? When metal detector enthusiasts discover a trove of treasure, more than one party will see …

Do landowners own the air above their land?

I’m expanding my popular How to invest in land guide with a series of short articles. Let’s explore some curious questions about investing in land which I couldn’t squeeze into the original article!  Question 1: Do landowners own the airspace above their land? “Get off my land!” is a famous phrase, usually bellowed by a farmer holding a shotgun. What about “Get out of my …

Commodities News and Data Sources

The efficient-market hypothesis may theorise otherwise, but all practitioners understand that performing thorough research will yield better results than picking out commodities investments at random. To support my ultimate guide on How to invest in commodities, I have compiled this shortlist of excellent places to find news and data on the commodities asset class. I will highlight the different sources …

The Ultimate Guide on How to Invest in Land

There are 149 million square kilometres of land on this planet. That’s 20,000 square metres per person. Do you personally own your fair share? I have created the ultimate guide on how to invest in land to help spread useful information about this well-known but rarely-used asset class. Investments in land can be lucrative, but you will generate those returns …

Are Commodities Suitable for Beginner Investors?

The list of globally traded commodities gets longer every year. With so many products, at least one commodity will be a ‘hot property’ at any given moment. Any commodity that posts double-digit returns will attract a flurry of media attention. With these column inches, interest from beginner investors begins to pick-up. In this article, I will give my opinion on …

Are Commodities a Safe Investment?

Investing in shares requires confidence. I mean, what are shares if not a test of your faith in the economy? In contrast, commodities are real, tangible objects. They’re solid assets that you can touch with your bare hands. But does that make commodities a safe investment? This short article expands upon my guide on how to invest in commodities by …

A Comprehensive List of Commodities to Invest in

To support my ultimate guide on how to invest in commodities, I’ve pulled together the following comprehensive list of commodities. I’m not declaring these commodities are all safe investments. Rather, this list should simply give you an idea of the vast range of metals, foods and resources which are traded around the world. This is an up-to-date list of the …

The Ultimate Guide on How to Invest in Commodities

Commodities are perhaps the most exclusive investments included in amateur portfolios. Opportunities can be notoriously difficult to find. But there are ways to do it without breaking the bank. This ultimate guide on how to invest in commodities will set out every method that investors use to access this exotic asset class. What’s in this guide? What are commodities? Unlike …