Donald Trump’s missile strike on Syria last week helped boost Brent crude to a four-week high of $56 a barrel. But will it last?
Investors looking to diversify their portfolios should turn to commodities, having got to grips with shares and bonds, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
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.
The world’s energy companies found only 174 new oil and gas fields last year, a 60-year low, compared to an annual average of 400-500 in the years leading up to 2013.
Whoever has the most gold, makes the rules, says Dominic Frisby. For the moment, that’s the US – but don’t count on things staying that way.
With Opec sticking to its cut in production, the oil price is hovering around $50 a barrel. But Donald Trump could easily change that, says John Stepek.
The US shale oil industry is adding more new rigs every month than at any point in the past two years, which should serve to cap the oil price rebound.
Gold slipped in the weeks after Donald Trump’s election, but it has bounced back to a two-month high, and there should be further to go.
Both inflation and growth are picking up – and that’s a “jungle” for investors. Charlie Morris explains what you should buy now.
A potential peak in industrial metals prices could mean the US dollar is set to go higher. But nothing is certain, says Dominic Frisby. Here’s how he’s playing it.