As the climate changes and the global population rises, the world is running out of fresh water. Matthew Partridge looks at the solutions to the problem, and how to invest.
Commodities: the MoneyWeek view
September 2015: Time for tin to shine
Prices of industrial metals fell in August, with the near-term outlook weak. Tin is the main exception. Indonesia, the world's top exporter, has introduced new regulations which are already holding up exports. With tin stocks at six-year lows, prices could rally in the next few months.
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China’s slowdown has got investors in commodity-rich Latin America running for the hills. But that, as James McKeigue explains, is a costly mistake.
The Australian economy bucked the worst of the financial crisis, but now its luck has run out. Matthew Partridge reveals the best way to profit from the downturn.
Oil companies face a huge challenge – prices are collapsing, but they can’t stop pumping. The slide won’t stop until the bankruptcies begin, says John Stepek.
China’s stockmarket has taken a battering, and the panic is starting to spread across the globe. But it’s only a matter of time before central banks step in, says John Stepek.
China’s decision to devalue the yen is a clear signal for investors to take cover, says Tim Price. That means holding gold.
The slide in oil prices since last year is slowly reshaping the global balance of power.
Commodities giant Glencore sent investors a clear sell signal in 2011. John Stepek explains why investors looking to buy back into the sector should look to the Federal Reserve.
The currency wars are hotting up. And as Dominic Frisby explains, it’s giving investors a very compelling new reason to hold gold.
Dairy farmers are protesting against low milk prices and farmers unions want the government to intervene. Are supermarkets to blame, or is dairy production flawed? Matthew Partridge reports.
Commodities investors have had a hard time of late, says Hector Reid. But it’s been even worse for hedge fund managers.