Gold miners are having a very tough time of it, but things can only get better. Dominic Frisby explains why, and tips the best mining stocks to buy now.
Commodities: the MoneyWeek view
October 2015: Raw materials prices are at their lowest for over a decade: copper fell to its lowest since the financial crisis, while iron ore fell below $55 a tonne, having hit over $180 a tonne in 2011. But as firms go out of business or restructure, the supply glut will shrink. A quick recovery is unlikely, but the bottom may be close.
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Glencore’s heavy debt load and the low price of metals have sent investors in the commodities trader running for the door.
Royal Dutch Shell has given up on the Arctic after its first well in the region’s Chukchi Sea turned out to be a dud.
Saudi Arabia is used to having a big pot of money to spend as it pleases. But that’s now changed. John Stepek looks at what it means for the markets.
Is pessimism in the commodities sector reaching a peak? Dan Denning looks at the evidence.
Electric car entrepreneur Elon Musk is plotting great things from his lair. Smart investors should get behind him, says Bengt Saelensminde.
The price of rough diamonds is in the doldrums, but the longer-term outlook is more encouraging.
Could US oil prices really fall to $20 a barrel? Analysts at Goldman Sachs predict it might.
Internet retail giant Amazon, which launched in 1995, has overtaken Walmart to become America’s most valuable retailer.