There’s a huge amount of investment pouring into self-driving cars. It could turn out to be a “glorious bubble”, says John Stepek. Here’s what’s going on, and the best way to invest.
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.
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.
Fears of a trade war have dented confidence in copperof late, but the longer-term outlook is encouraging.
Having hit an all-time high in 2007, the price of uranium has fallen every year since. But it’s time will come again, says Dominic Frisby, Here’s how to play it.
For almost 60 years, the southern polar regions have been protected by international treaty. But the continent’s commercial potential is putting co-operation under threat. Simon Wilson reports.
As investors fall out of love with gold, John Stepek looks at what’s happened in the last week to the charts that matter most to the global economy.
There are plenty of positive signs for the energy sector, says Max King, even if its long-term future is one of declining output. But specialist energy fund managers are asleep at the wheel.
Keeping an eye on the local news can pay off for investors. Here, a tale of drug gangs, intimidation and the risky business of mining leads Dominic Frisby to an adventurous silver trade.
Gold has slipped by 5% or so from January’s 17-month high and now costs about $1,300 an ounce.
Major oil producers may soon raise production. That could drive the oil price down, deflect inflation, and boost stocks. John Stepek looks at how likely that is to happen.
There are several reasons to believe that we are in the early stages of a new bull market in gold. Here, Dominic Frisby outlines three of the most compelling.