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With the intensity of bitcoin’s recent surge, some have wondered whether the cryptocurrency is taking away demand for gold. See why Goldman Sachs says cryptocurrencies won’t hurt gold demand in this week’s News to Know.

While markets tend to focus on shifts in rates and foreign exchange, one bank expects the main price driver for gold in 2018 to be a different, yet familiar tailwind. See what Citigroup says could raise the metal next year in this week’s News to Know.

Paper gold refers to certificates that may or may not be backed by the real thing, while physical gold is gold that you physically posses in the form of coins and bars. In this edition of the Market Report, Gold Specialists Will Hart and Jake Kennedy answer common questions about physical versus paper gold: Why own physical gold and not paper gold? Isn’t it a hassle to store and sell physical precious metals? And what are the advantages of owning physical gold? Listen to the entire report here.