The agricultural sector has long survived by throwing more pesticides, machines and land at every problem. That won’t work any more. Merryn Somerset Webb explores the agri-tech revolution.
The commodity markets have seen a surge in investment in recent years – particularly gold, which has hit record highs. Tim Bennett explains what commodity markets are and the different ways to trade in them.
Investors looking to diversify their portfolios should turn to commodities, having got to grips with shares and bonds, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
There’s water everywhere, but if there is to be a drop to drink in the future, big changes will be needed. Investors can help keep the taps running, says Stuart Watkins.
The volatility in global markets has continued this week. John Stepek looks to the charts that matter to get an idea of just what’s going on.
John Stepek looks at whether the charts that matter most to the global economy point to the market fall being just a blip, or if this is something more serious.
Global equities are almost in bear market territory. We don’t know what will happen next. But that’s exactly why you should have some gold, says John Stepek.
Hedge funds are betting that the oil price will top $100 per barrel in 2019, which will drive up global inflation.
With the US economy continuing to grow apace, John Stepek looks at all the charts that matter, including the all important bond yields.
The price of palladium has climbed of nearly 30% over the past six weeks and could cost more than gold for the first time in 16 years.
Silver and platinum are much cheaper than they ought to be, says Dominic Frisby – certainly on a historical basis. But things are starting to look good. Should you buy in?
In a week when the bond-market action turned to Europe and the SEC turned its sights on Tesla CEO Elon Musk, John Stepek looks at the charts that matter most to the global economy.
Canada’s Barrick Gold and London-based Randgold Resources are tying the knot. Why now, and will the deal prove a success?