This is the final installment of our 5-part 2014 Gold Series. With input from some of the most important names in gold, such as Brent Cook, Doug Casey, Frank Holmes, Bob Moriarty and James Fraser, it covers gold trends that investors should be watching for through the rest of the year and beyond.
The above are introductory comments by Jeff Desjardins, founder and editor of VisualCapitalist.com, regarding an infographic entitled 2014 Trends and Beyond – Part 5 of 5 as presented by Goldcorp. Go here for links to Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4.
The following infographic is presented courtesy of Lorimer Wilson, editor of www.munKNEE.com (Your Key to Making Money!) and has been edited, abridged and/or reformatted (some sub-titles and bold/italics emphases) for the sake of clarity and brevity to ensure a fast and easy read. This paragraph must be included in any article re-posting to avoid copyright infringement.
The 2014 Gold Series is now over – thank you for reading! Don’t forget to connect with Visual Capitalist to receive daily infographics through e-mail or social media.
Editor’s Note: The author’s views and conclusions in the above infographic are unaltered and no personal comments have been included to maintain the integrity of the original post. Furthermore, the views, conclusions and any recommendations offered in this article are not to be construed as an endorsement of such by the editor.
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This infographic, part one in our 2014 Gold Series, introduces the yellow metal and tells the story of how it became the most sought after metal on earth. Read More »
2. Part 2: Where On Earth Is the World’s Gold?
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3. Part 3: China’s Role in the Future of Gold
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The infographic below on vaulted gold explains what vaulted gold is and visualizes key facts relating to investments in gold that is stored on behalf of investors in high-security vaults.
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The Gold Tree Infographic below visualizes above-ground stock, sources and uses of gold and pictures the different forms of gold investments – ranging from physical gold in the form of bullion gold to securities not backed by gold.