The bull market in commodities is here for the foreseeable future at least. That’s good news for mining stocks. John Stepek explains why you should stick with them.
Merryn Somerset Webb explains the basics of commodities, including what counts as a commodity, why bother investing in them, and how to go about doing it.
Saudi Arabia is hoping to break free from its dependence on oil. Can it do it? And what will that mean for the rest of us – and for the oil price? Matthew Partridge reports.
With its best start to a year in three decades, gold’s long bear market is finally over. John Stepek asks if it can continue, and picks the best way to profit from it.
Production is set to fall by a quarter and inventories are at a six-year low. That sounds like a recipe for higher prices for orange juice. But demand is declining.
A headwind for British equities may be gathering strength: corporate profit warnings have reached their highest level since the financial crisis.
Gold has fallen for four years on the trot, but 2016 could be a different story.
A lack of agreement in Doha over freezing oil production sent the oil bulls rushing to unwind their positions.
There is still too much talk of central banking, radical monetary policy, and how quickly we can implement it, says John Stepek.
Failure by oil producing nations to reach agreement on production quotas could threaten the recovery in the oil price. John Stepek looks at where it might go from here, and what it means for world markets.
Royalty trusts might look enticing as a sector, says Alex Williams. But it’s best to keep your distance.
Battery technology is the key piece in the puzzle for renewable energy, says Nick O’Connor. It will change the electricity industry forever.