Markets are tanking despite the collapsing price of oil. Bengt Saelensminde reveals what’s got shrewd investors running scared.
Commodities: the MoneyWeek view
December 2014: Buy miners It's been a tricky time for many industrial commodities. And that's taken its toll on mining giants. Agricultural commodities have had a better time of it. But it's best to play this with fertiliser and farm-equipment stocks rather than bets on soft commodities themselves.
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Russia makes much of its money from selling oil, and is being squeezed by the falling price. Can the country’s president survive as his fellow countrymen turn glum? Simon Wilson reports.
The price of oil has fallen by nearly half since the summer, with possible further lows to come.
American markets are expected to be buoyed by positive retail sales data in the US.
The FTSE 100 opened higher this morning, despite headwinds from Japan and Europe.
Nuclear power is back in favour as governments seek a cheap, clean alternative to fossil fuels. Matthew Partridge picks the best way for you to profit.
Oil’s once-in-a-decade plunge is likely to be followed by one heck of a rally. Dominic Frisby looks at when that might come, and how you could profit.
A flurry of economic data sees investors take a more cautious stance this morning.
The US economic recovery is good news for the average American. But it might not be for the rest of the world. John Stepek explains how it could derail financial markets.
Voters in Switzerland have rejected by a wide margin proposals to force the central bank to buy large quantities of gold.
Fears over a shortfall of cocoa now look to have been overdone as the price plummets.