Upheaval in the car industry could affect demand for one precious metal commonly found in cars today. John Stepek explains why, and how to play it.
Investors looking to diversify their portfolios should turn to commodities, having got to grips with shares and bonds, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Donald Trump’s election gave commodities a boost last autumn. But now the trend has reversed, with metals especially weak. The culprit is the key driver of demand: China.
There have been some interesting moves in our six “charts that matter” this week, says John Stepek.
The silver price has been in steady decline for some time. But for Dominic Frisby, the investment case remains compelling. Here, he explains why there’s still hope for silver investors.
In trying to beat US shale oil producers, Opec has a serious fight on its hands. And it’s only going to get harder.
Matthew Partridge’s bet on the oil price is becoming increasingly frustrating.
Despite the efforts of Opec and Russia, the price of a barrel of oil remains depressed. And it’s unlikely to climb much any time soon. John Stepek explains why.
Every year “the men from Hacienda” gather to discuss one of the most hotly anticipated deals in banking.
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?
Oil’s middling price range is holding, and a slump looks unlikely. Max King picks a good way to buy in to oil
Gold is neither cheap nor risk-free – but it holds its value and helps to diversify your portfolio, says Chris Carter.