The price of gold has soared, with the metal rising by more than $20 per ounce to an all-time high in early trading.
But, with prices in precious metals also soaring, some investors are concerned about the price of their assets.
Here are the top five stocks to watch in 2018.1.
Vastly overvalued asset ‘banking’ asset Vast sums of money have been poured into “banks” in the past decade and some experts think it is now time for a fresh infusion.2.
Vampirism fears A resurgence in Vampyre fever in Australia has led to speculation that some of the country’s banks are actually part of a shadowy banking cartel, and may be implicated in a “vampire” virus.3.
Banker’s bond markets have been on a rollercoaster The recent fall in US bond prices has been fuelled by fears of another financial crisis.4.
The ‘vampire’ virus A group of Chinese financial institutions are accused of being involved in the global spread of a virus which could be transmitted via the internet and that has killed more than 600 people, mostly in China.5.
The rise of the ‘recovery’ investor Many investors have been betting the next big wave of “recoversies” will happen this year, but with a record $1.2 trillion in assets under management, there is a huge amount of risk still to be taken.1AAP/ABC