Gold 10 year charts of performance and historical outlook

Gold is often referred as a “safe haven” during an economical / financial crysis. Well, these opinions have proven more or less wrong according to long term / 10 year charts because gold’s price has shown quite high volatility. On the other hand gold’s price did not change as extremely as silver’s price.

(Differences between gold and silver are highlighted in the 5 year gold-silver comparison charts.)

10 year gold spot price chart

Gold price performance chart in the past 10 years

Gold price performance against inflation in the last 10 years

10 year chart of the gold price*

Gold’s 10 year history covers the entire financial crysis and 2-3 year preceeding it. Today it is at cca. 700 $ below its peak (1900 vs 1200) Actually its price seems to stay around 1200 for the past year.

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Gold market basic informations

Whether you are speculating for gold’s price, a gold mine stock, or buying tangible goldĀ  these informations are worth to know:

Demand for gold

Gold consumption is distributed throughout the world, so demand for it is not so easy to estimate. Numbers may be inaccurate, but annual demand is usually between 3400 and 4200 t. This consists of the following main factors:

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Silver market basic informations

We collected a couple of things that are good to know regardless of you are speculating for silvers’s price, a silver mine stock, or buying tangible silver:

Silver consumption

Pure gold and silver are very soft and ductile. On the other hand their alloy is a lot more suitable for making coins or jewelry, eg.: white 9 carat gold contains 62.5% silver and 37.5% gold, 18 carat gold contains 75% gold and 25% silver.

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Oil 5 year charts of price and performance

Oil is ofter reffered to as “black gold”. This page is about the past 5 years of the unprocessed form of crude light oil which is traded worldwide in the unit of bbl (1 US bbl oil = 158.99 l) and in the currency of USD.

5 year chart of crude oil future*

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Natural gas 5 year charts of price and performance

Natural gas is mostly used for heating, in chemical industry, power generation and transportation.

This page is about the past 5 years of natural gas which is traded worldwide in the unit of mmBTU (1 mmBTU = 1.05587 GJ or 293.3 kWh) and in the currency of USD.

5 year chart of natural gas spot price*

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Bitcoin price history: charts and milestones

Bitcoin is one of the most successful cryptocurrencies. It’s short history if full of interesting facts and events which must be known by everyone who is dealing with it.

Today there are many dealers accepting bitcoins as payment. The payment system works without a central repository, and network node operators, running the bitcoin system receive bitcoins as reward of their efforts.

Bitcoin performance since the beginning*

The most important performance factor of bitcoin is how much US dollars is a bitcoin worth? So let’s see a BTC/USD chart since 2010:

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Oil 10 year charts of price and performance

Oil is ofter reffered to as “black gold”. This page is about the past 10 years of the unprocessed form of crude light oil which is traded worldwide in the unit of bbl (1 US bbl oil = 158.99 l) and in the currency of USD.

10 year oil future chart

Crude oil performance chart in the past 10 years

Crude oil performance against inflation in the last 10 years

10 year oil future chart*

Crude oil’s 10 year history covers the entire financial crysis and 1-2 years preceeding it. Oil’s price peaked before the crysis above $140 per barrel, however, it has reached a new low below $30 recently. Maybe negative trends have ended.

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Silver 5 year charts of performance and historical outlook

Silver is often referred as an investment alternative of gold. However silver’s market is not completely similar to gold’s market – there are a lot of different background factors affecting silver’s price.

(Differences between gold and silver are highlighted in the 5 year gold-silver comparison charts.)

5 year price chart of silver*

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Silver 10 years charts of performance

Silver is often referred as an investment alternative of gold. However silver’s market is not completely similar to gold’s market – there are a lot of different background factors affecting silver’s price.

(Differences between gold and silver are highlighted in the 5 year gold-silver comparison charts.)

10 year silver spot price chart

Silver performance chart in the past 10 years

Silver performance against inflation in the last 10 years

10 year chart of silver spot price*

Silver’s 10 year history covers the entire financial crysis and 1-2 years preceeding it. Today it is cca. 30$ below its peak (cca. 48$ vs $15). Long term trend is questionable. Continue reading Silver 10 years charts of performance

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Dow Jones 10 years charts of performance

The Dow Jones Industrial Average index has been introduced on 26 May 1896 and it has 30 components.

10 year Dow Jones Industrial Average index chart

DJIA performance chart in the past 10 years

DJIA performance against inflation in the last 10 years

10 year chart of the Dow Jones stock index*

DJIA’s 10 year history covers the entire financial crysis and 1-2 years preceeding it. Today it is cca. 3000 points above its pre-crysis peak (17400 vs. 14400) Actually it was growing rapidly since 2009 but the trend seems to be stopped.

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