Average Price Performance of Gold, Oil and Base Metals during Four Military Conflicts

Average Price Performance of Gold, Oil and Base Metals during Four Military Conflicts This chart shows the average price performance of gold, oil and base metals during the following military conflicts: 1980 Iran-Iraq War, 1990 Gulf War, 2003 Iraq War, 2011 NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Image: J.P. Morgan Commodities Research

S&P 500 Price to Book Value vs. Future Returns

S&P 500 Price to Book Value vs. Future Returns The current S&P 500 price to book value suggests that equity market returns will be low over the next 10 years (R² = 0.86). Image: Tomasz Hońdo

House Prices Around Europe

House Prices Around Europe Chart showing house prices around Europe since the Great Financial Crisis. House prices in Norway and Sweden have been on a high rising trend. Image: Jeroen Blokland

Gold Price and Central Bank Gold Sales & Purchases

Gold Price and Central Bank Gold Sales & Purchases Chart suggesting that gold purchases from central banks have contributed to the rise in gold prices. An R² of 0.85 (since 2004) is quite high and significant. Image: BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research