Industrial metals

Don't be tempted to dive into commodities just yet

Commodities are looking cheap at the moment. But beware. China’s weak growth spells more trouble ahead, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

The one investment your portfolio shouldn’t be without

Power is being generated in ever more imaginative ways. Bengt Saelensminde explains how that’s creating opportunities for investors in one specific resource.

What comes after the ‘end of the Iron Age’?

Demand for iron is falling. And it’s likely to remain low for some time. Bengt Saelensminde explains why, and picks this year’s best commodities play.

Iron ore hits a downward spiral

The price of iron ore has slumped this year – expect the decline to continue.

Palladium rockets to 13-year high

The price of palladium has surged to its highest level since February 2001.

The silver dilemma: five great reasons to buy – and two good reasons to sell

No metal is quite as erratic as silver – but its potential to make its buyers rich is huge. Dominic Frisby examines the charts.

The market’s got it wrong on this niche miner

Bengt Saelensminde outlines his trade of the decade, and explains why this small-cap miner is perfectly positioned to profit.

The white-hot white metals

Platinum and palladium prices have soared, and there could be further to go yet.

We’ve just seen the biggest ever lithium deal – what’s next?

Bengt Saelensminde looks at a small-cap lithium miner and asks if it could become the next multi-billion dollar producer.

How Elon Musk’s crazy dream could make you rich

Elon Musk’s visions may seem far-fetched, says Bengt Saelensminde. But when it comes to making money, the boss of Tesla Motors has form.

Platinum outlook still bullish

The price of platinum may have slipped recently, but don’t write off a rally.

Why the hell has nobody noticed this amazing stock?

This fantastic lithium miner has so far gone unnoticed by investors, says Bengt Saelensminde. But don’t expect it to stay that way.

What’s next for our big lithium play?

Bengt Saelensminde looks at how the soaring demand for lithium has affected his favourite small-cap play – and tips another soon-to-be listed stock to keep an eye on.

Expect further slides in the price of copper

Copper prices have slid by around 10% this year, and are expected to fall further.

This stock is up nearly 100% - but I’m worried

When a share price goes through the roof in just a matter of days, it should send alarm bells ringing. Bengt Saelensminde explains why.

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