At current prices, it takes 232 ounces of gold to buy the average UK house – up by 60% in the last three years. Dominic Frisby compares the two markets, and looks at which offers the best value.
Commodities: the MoneyWeek view
March 2015: A rebound may be coming Commodities have bounced off multi-year lows. Positive global economic data suggest metals could make further gains. Mining shares are still attractively valued. Agricultural commodities look to be in a structural bull market – play this through fertiliser and farm-equipment stocks.
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Not all resource stocks are created equal, says Bengt Saelensminde. And this crucial concept can help you identify which businesses to invest in and which ones to avoid.
There are plenty of reasons to be bearish on silver. But despite everything, Dominic Frisby is buying. Here, he explains why.
Weakness in the eurozone has hit the price of platinum.
The oil price has fallen once more after America increased its supply of crude.
The notion that ‘good money drives out bad’ is seeing the entire market for trading gold driven out of Western hands. Bengt Saelensminde explains what’s going on.
Tech stocks have been booming for some time now. But when that boom ends, says Bengt Saelensminde, you want to be holding gold.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? Here’s March’s take on the major asset classes.
Commodities trading and mining giant Glencore impressed the markets with its first full-year results.
Philip Manduca, executive chairman of Paragon Diamonds, talks to Kam Patel about why he thinks gold is ‘no longer fit for purpose’, leaving diamonds as the ideal investment.
Mexico’s government is shaking up its oil industry. That’s going to provide plenty of opportunities for investors, says James McKeigue.