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Lesson 1:
Lesson 1:
Gold As An Investment
Discover the unique characteristics that differentiate Gold from other commodities and has outperformed not only broad-based indices but most individual commodities too.
Lesson 1: #Advanced (5 min read)
Lesson 2:
Lesson 2:
Evolution of Monetary Policy
Monetary policy used to be a fairly conservative affair, and quite frankly a slightly underwhelming topic. In the past few decades, the main goal for most policymakers was to ensure a small increase of inflation every year, also known as price stability.
Lesson 2: #Advanced (4 min read)
Lesson 3:
Lesson 3:
News and Numbers for Gold Traders
When considering your next gold investment, there’s another significant factor to be aware of: news as a price driver. Here are the most important events any gold investor should be aware of: news as a price driver.
Lesson 3: #Advanced (3 min read)
Lesson 4:
Lesson 4:
Future Trends: How the Gold Market Could Evolve
With advancements in technology and the emergence of gold-backed products like ETFs or cryptocurrencies, the landscape for the gold market – especially as a finite resource with depletion of natural reserves – has the potential to change and shift over the next ten, twenty, or even thirty years. But what factors should be considered when thinking about how the gold market could evolve?
Lesson 4: #Advanced (3 min read)
Lesson 5:
Lesson 5:
Potential Political Catalysts for Gold to the Upside
No one can predict the future. That is especially true in financial markets and politics. However, certainty sells and there are plenty of people who sell predictions that are far too confident. When it comes to price targets for financial assets it is prudent to assess their credibility and track record.
Lesson 5: #Advanced (4 min read)
Lesson 6:
Lesson 6:
Precious Metals
We all know that gold is the most famous of the precious metals, but here we're examining the others in detail can help us understand why gold remains the most popular of this group.
Lesson 6: #Advanced (3 min read)
Lesson 7:
Lesson 7:
Gold and Space
Most current estimates claim that the amount of available Gold on Earth is somewhere between 150,000 – 250,000 tonnes. And at current rates of production, it will be a few decades or a century before this supply is extinguished. But once it has, where then? 
Lesson 7: #Advanced (4 min read)
Lesson 8:
Lesson 8:
Gold and Fiscal Policy
There is always a lot of hoo-hah about Gold and Monetary Policy, but rarely about Gold and Fiscal Policy. However, a Government’s fiscal policy plays an important role in the price and movement of gold. This lesson explains how. 
Lesson 8: #Advanced (4 min read)
Lesson 9:
Lesson 9:
Junior Gold Miners
Structured products, ETFs, ETNs and mining companies all give investors exposure to gold price movements, among other things. This lesson focuses on the small mining companies, commonly known as junior gold mining companies. 
Lesson 9: #Advanced (4 min read)
Lesson 10:
Lesson 10:
What is Universal Basic Income?
Like so many of these abstract economic terms Universal Basic Income (UBI) has a number of definitions and variants. This lesson will take you through these different ideas, continuing to a summary of both sides of this controversial policy. We will then look at what the implications could be in financial markets.
Lesson 10: #Advanced (4 min read)