Of all the market goods most attention attracted by the gold and oil. Rise or fall in prices for these goods depends on many factors. Foremost among such factors include economic stability global economy. In recent years the economic crisis, reflected the fall of the Dow, led to a rise in gold prices and reduced demand for oil and petroleum products. In the second half of 2008 psychological mark $ 1000 an ounce of yellow metal has been broken since the fall of stock prices has accelerated, and, of course, investors in this situation have preferred metal having eternal value. It should be noted that the extraction of gold – expensive production, stocks of this precious metal increases slowly and, unlike oil, gold does not require any special storage conditions. Benefits for investors in favor of gold evident.
Ascending the trend for gold is quite objective and justified, but there are no less objective economic laws, in particular, the law of supply and demand, formulated in 1890 the British economist A. Marshall. Yes, as long as investors ready to purchase this product in this market. According to the law of demand, the price increase implies a decrease in demand for goods at other equal conditions. Is not the rise in gold prices in recent months, the movement of inertia? Let us turn to the graphs of the Dow and oil. Impulsive drop in the Dow Jones in 2008 – the beginning of 2009 years led to an even more precipitous drop in prices for "black gold".