Illustrated look at how the value of gold has stacked up against precious metals, the stock market, and real estate investments. We also analyzed how all of these have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic and other market recessions.
An in-depth, illustrated look at how restaurant and grocery prices are rising or falling in cities and countries across the globe.
How big is the CEO pay gap? We investigated each state’s labor statistics to find out the difference between CEO pay vs. average worker pay. Read about your state!
Disclosure: Your support helps keep Commodity.com running! We earn a referral fee for some brokers & services we list on this page. Learn more…The legend of the “Straw Millionaire”, also known as “Daietsu”, is a Japanese folk tale about a poor man who becomes wealthy through a series of successive trades, starting with a single […]
Since 9000 BC we’ve been exchanging things of value for items we need or want. This system of bartering has evolved over time; from the Chinese with their bronze trinkets and the Indians with their cowrie shells to Italian gold florins and Swedish paper money. Over the last few thousands of years, we’ve moved further […]
Hyperinflation occurs when a country experiences very high rates of inflation, which erodes the real value of the local currency, and causes the population to minimize their holdings of local money. It is argued that hyperinflation often occurs as a result of some kind of stress on a Government’s budget. This is because the root […]
Economic downturns are hard on everyone. But for billionaires, they can be catastrophic. When people have that kind of money, it isn’t stored as cash in a safe somewhere. It is in the form of things like real estate and business holdings. Exactly how much money any given person is worth depends upon what other […]