Oil bulls are hoping that Saudi Arabia will cut production to prop up the flagging oil price. But they’re likely to be disappointed, says John Stepek. Here’s why.
The price war in the oil market is going to claim some victims soon enough. But it might not be the obvious candidates, says Dan Denning.
The low price of oil is a serious problem for Saudi Arabia. But as Peter Frankopan explains, it should also be a serious worry for us too.
Since oil prices fell out of their trading range of around $100 a barrel last year, “lower for longer” has been the catchphrase in the market, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Technical changes, such as rejigging an index, can play an important part in setting commodities prices.
Renewable energy will one day replace fossil fuels. The technology that will make it happen? The battery. John Stepek examines the future of electricity, and what it means for you.
South African platinum producer Lonmin has launched a third rights issue in seven years.
Shares in BHP Billiton plunged after a collapse in a mine in Brazil left four dead and 22 missing.
There’s no point trying to fight it, says Dominic Frisby, gold is in a bear market. Here, he looks at how far the price could fall.
If there’s one market that’s held more surprises than any other in the last 15 years, it’s oil. John Stepek explains why, and looks at what may be in store for the oil industry.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. We look at how the major asset classes have performed in the last 15 years – and what we expect for the next 15.