Britain must make the most of shale oil and gas, says Matthew Lynn – if only to lessen our energy dependence on Russia.
Gold: the MoneyWeek view
March 2014: A bounce for gold Gold hit a five-month high this week. As developed economies recover, a rise in real interest rates is a threat. But emerging-market demand is robust. Keep 5%-10% of your portfolio in gold as insurance. Silver continues to yo-yo around $20 an ounce. It remains higher risk than gold.
• See our view on all the major asset classes here.
New technology could unlock enough energy from the North Sea to fuel Europe for centuries. Matthew Partridge explains what it is, how it works – and how you could profit.
Having hit an eight-year low, get ready for a rise in the price of uranium.
Ed Bowsher looks at a handful of articles from around the web on the pros and cons of fracking.
Venezuela is in the grip of an economic crisis. Matthew Partridge explains how that could affect the oil price, and create opportunities for investors.
Investors in UK fracking projects may make big profits. But there are plenty of potential problems to be aware of. Here, Ed Bowsher outlines nine.
Fracking is shaping up to be a major investment story for years to come. Here, David C Stevenson reveals the best funds to profit.
This exploration company fits the bill for investors looking for a punt on oil shares, says Phil Oakley.
Asset allocation is at least as important as individual share selection. So where should you be putting your money? We give our monthly view on the major asset classes.
Fracking is a subject that’s constantly in the news. But what exactly does it entail, and what are the arguments for and against?
Nobody is interested in uranium. Investors have fled the sector, and exploration has dried up. But that’s a good sign for canny investors, says Dominic Frisby.
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