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The assets to buy now – July 2015

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s July's take on the major assets to buy now.

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Commodities: the MoneyWeek view

June 2015: Misery for chocaholics Cocoa prices surged in May, with growers struggling to keep pace with rising demand – a familiar theme as the world's growing population puts an increasing strain on global food supplies. Investors can play this long-term theme through food and fertiliser stocks.

See our view on all the major asset classes here.

Why you can’t ignore climate change with your portfolio

International action to tackle climate change is going to change the investing landscape. Piper Terrett tips one fund to benefit.

Why an electrified version of F1 is great news for these mining stocks

With the arrival of ‘Formula E’, electric cars have come of age. That’s great news for lithium miners. Matthew Partridge looks at the prospects for the ‘fuel of the future’.

Silver has scope for recovery

After several years of gradual decline, silver prices could be due a rebound.

Why the new Silk Road will underpin the next commodity supercycle

China wants to build a new ‘Silk Road’ from Shanghai to Berlin. If it does, says Dominic Frisby, it will create a commodities bull market like we’ve never seen before.

How to invest in lithium – the fuel of the future

A new battery technology, based on lithium, is being born which could fuel big changes in mobile phones and cars. Here’s how to invest.

London’s electric 'love-mobiles' are a transport trend you can’t ignore

A new scheme coming to London is proof that electric cars are entering the mainstream, says John Stepek. Here, he looks at the next stage in the green transport revolution.

'Another Russia' will keep a lid on the oil price

Applying shale techniques to mature conventional oil fields could tap another 140 billion barrels worldwide.

The assets to buy now – June 2015

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s June’s take on the major asset classes

Looking at gold mining stocks? These are the only ones to even think about

Gold miners have had a horrible few years. The bear market isn’t over yet – but some are starting to make a profit. Dominic Frisby picks the only ones worth considering.

Here’s why investors need to pay attention to the environment

As emerging countries get richer, they are increasingly demanding a cleaner world. That, as John Stepek explains, is creating opportunities for investors.

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