Gold has had a reasonable week, but most other assets are selling off. John Stepek looks at the charts that matter to see where the global economy might be going next.
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.
Mining stocks are traditionally a leveraged bet on the gold price. But that no longer seems to be true. Dominic Frisby explains why gold itself is now the better buy.
The platinum price has fallen so far, it’s hard to see how it can get much lower. Dominic Frisby looks at what it would take to spark a turnaround.
Stocks may be having a hard time of it this year, but oil is faring better.
David Stevenson explains how to generate an income by investing in the backbone of the new energy economy.
Gold has done little over the last five years – people just haven’t been interested in buying it. But the omens are looking good. Dominic Frisby explains why.
Matthew Partridge talks to energy consultant Clive Moffatt to find out how EU membership has affected the UK’s energy policy, and how Brexit is likely to affect it.
Silver has been treading water for the past two years. But the outlook for the white metal is auspicious.
Over the years, silver has been something of a disappointment to investors. But Dominic Frisby is bullish. Here, he explains why you should sell your gold, and buy silver instead.
Opec has joined forces with Russia to mop up much of the oil market glut by agreeing to curtail production.
The price of gold is on the rise, gaining around 10% in the past two months, and almost 30% since early 2016.