Markets have barely reacted to the crisis going on in Ukraine, says John Stepek. Should investors be more worried, or is there another threat?
Commodities: the MoneyWeek view
April 2014: Can the rebound continue? The gradual recovery in the West bodes well. But China's infrastructure growth has slowed, and supply looks healthy too as output has grown. That said, mining stocks are worth considering. Soft commodities have performed well, and should rise a lot further in the long term.
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The UK coal industry once employed 1.2 million people. Now, two of the last three underground mines are about to close. What went wrong? Matthew Partridge investigates.
Rain has returned to Brazil following an unseasonally dry start to the year. That can mean only one thing for the price of sugar.
Bengt Saelensminde explains why the price of silver could be poised for take-off.
Firms pioneering batteries for renewable energy could profit handsomely from the mass adoption of wind and solar. Dr Matthew Partridge tips the best shares to profit.
A new bull market in gold could be on the way, says Simon Popple. And when it arrives, it’ll pay to know your history.
Gold won’t hit $2,000 an ounce any time soon, but it could break $1,400. And what it does this year could signal where it’s going in the longer term.
Demand for power in Latin America is soaring. James McKeigue looks at how to invest as the continent upgrades its energy infrastructure.
This Plymouth-based energy company is using the experience it gained in European offshore wind to build a promising position in Latin America.
All the signs are there for a sharp rise in the price of palladium.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should
you be putting your money? Here’s our monthly take on the major asset classes.