De Beers is marketing a new kind of diamond that it insists is not special and not real. Alex Rankine explains why the move could shake up the industry.
Investors looking to diversify their portfolios should turn to commodities, having got to grips with shares and bonds, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Matthew Partridge talks to Richard Hulf of the Artemis Global Energy Fund about the state of the oil industry, why US shale is overhyped, and what he’s buying now.
Donald Trump’s decision to reinstate sanctions on Iran, the world’s fifth-biggest oil producer, has given oil prices another boost, but oil bulls shouldn’t get too confident.
The oil price has been quietly rising all year. But it’s going to get noisy, and you need to be invested. Dominic Frisby picks the best ways to profit.
The oil price is at its highest in three years. And there’s plenty of evidence that it will remain high. John Stepek explains why, and what it means for you.
Increasingly robust global growth is driving demand for oil and pushing up the price. But the global economy may not be able to cope with oil at $100.
No need to predict the rising price of gold – the market will prove it soon enough.
Bored with gold? Uninspired by silver? Platinum too cheap for your tastes these days? Perhaps, says Chris Carter, you need to find a more intriguing metal – here’s one that fits the bill.
Will the Federal Reserve slay inflation? Given the mid-term elections in the US this year, it seems unlikely. That’s why you should make sure you own some gold.
As inflation rears its ugly head again, John Stepek looks at what the charts can tell us about the way the global economy could be heading.
Rising commodity prices have thrust inflation back to the forefront of investors’ minds. John Stepek explains the best way to profit.