Free-falling oil

The price war in the oil market is going to claim some victims soon enough. But it might not be the obvious candidates, says Dan Denning.

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Oil: lower for even longer

Since oil prices fell out of their trading range of around $100 a barrel last year, “lower for longer” has been the catchphrase in the market, says Andrew Van Sickle.

Why the humble battery is the most exciting technology of the future

Renewable energy will one day replace fossil fuels. The technology that will make it happen? The battery. John Stepek examines the future of electricity, and what it means for you.

The shift in the oil market is one of the biggest changes of the last 15 years

If there’s one market that’s held more surprises than any other in the last 15 years, it’s oil. John Stepek explains why, and looks at what may be in store for the oil industry.

The assets to buy now - November 2015

Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. We look at how the major asset classes have performed in the last 15 years – and what we expect for the next 15.

Invest in the future: five game-changing technologies

Over the past 15 years, technology has revolutionised industries across the globe. Matthew Partridge looks at what will shape the next 15.

BP suffers a 40% profits drop

Oil major BP attempted to reassure investors that it will be able to maintain its dividend, as it unveiled a 40% drop in underlying profits.

Why oil is a tricky market to play

Investing in oil would be easy if it was a regular market, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But it isn’t, and investors need to watch out.

The VW scandal is bad news for Tesla – but great news for electric cars

The VW diesel emissions scandal could accelerate the switch to electric cars. But it could be VW itself rather than the likes of Tesla that stand to gain the most. Bengt Saelensminde explains why.

Don’t expect to see $100 oil again soon – here’s why

The oil price has had a good run lately. But with the industry undergoing fundamental changes, we won’t see $100 a barrel any time soon, says John Stepek.

Stocks will slip up on cheap oil

Stockmarkets have come under pressure from the low price of oil, and there’s no let up in sight.

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