Food supplies will start to disappear without this vital resource. Dominic Frisby explains why supply is coming under pressure, and tips the best stocks to profit.
Commodities: the MoneyWeek view
August 2014: Good value Metals prices have perked up. China's economy has strengthened, and the global recovery goes on at a steady but sedate pace. Mining stocks remain good value. Long-term prices of soft commodities will rise as populations swell and more land is needed. Play the trend with fertiliser and farm equipment stocks.
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Platinum and palladium prices have soared, and there could be further to go yet.
The price of platinum and palladium is set to rise as supply problems continue and demand increases. Dominic Frisby picks the best ways for you to invest.
It won’t take much to set off a domino-effect that leads to markets crashing. Bengt Saelensminde explains an easy way to protect your portfolio.
Gold production hit a record high in 2013. But that record could stand for many years, says Dominic Frisby. New discoveries are drying up – we may have hit ‘peak gold’.
Matthew Partridge explains how you could cash in by helping the fracking industry work more cleanly and efficiently.
How might renewables change the face of energy? And where should investors look for profits? John Stepek talks to our Roundtable of experts.
Gold has been among the best performing assets this year and could continue rising.
John Stepek looks at how some of the hottest trends in the tech world are transforming the lowest-tech industry of them all – mining.
Bengt Saelensminde looks at a small-cap lithium miner and asks if it could become the next multi-billion dollar producer.
There have been some very interesting developments in the gold market recently, says Dominic Frisby. Could we be looking at the start of a new bull run?