Natural gas prices have slipped by a quarter in weeks after one of the warmest winters on record, which has dented demand in the short-term.
Investors looking to diversify their portfolios should turn to commodities, having got to grips with shares and bonds, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The S&P GSCI index – which tracks more than 20 commodities ranging from precious and industrial metals to oil – gained around a third last year, its best annual performance since 2009.
Shale oil has revolutionised US oil production and released the oil market from Opec’s iron grip. John Stepek looks at the sector and explains how to play it.
The price of oil has drifted above $55 a barrel, the highest in 18 months. And pretty much everyone seems to think it will keep rising.
Compared with the last few thousand years, silver is hugely undervalued, says Dominic Frisby. But it does make sense to own a little.
Lithium is the fuel of the clean tech revolution. That’s sent the stocks of lithium producers soaring. But we’ve seen this story before, says Dominic Frisby. It never ends well.
Copper has gained around 10% since the start of 2017. But don’t count on high prices lasting.
Matthew Partridge looks at where the gold price is heading next, and what that means for your online trading.
Inflation in the US is at a five-year high and much higher than interest rates are at the moment. John Stepek explains what that means for your investments.
The resources business can offer tantalising prospects for investors. But don’t get caught out, says Matthew Partridge. Here’s what to look out for.
Silver has risen in price by more than 12% this year, and there should be further to go.