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?
It takes 76 ounces of silver to buy an ounce of gold. Yet the average over the past century has been 40.
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.
Dwindling enthusiasm for diesel engines has led to a fall in demand for platinum, used in catalytic converters, and a rise in demand for palladium, used petrol engines.
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.
Compared with the last few thousand years, silver is hugely undervalued, says Dominic Frisby. But it does make sense to own a little.
Silver has risen in price by more than 12% this year, and there should be further to go.
Over the next five years, this precious metal is set to outshine all others – even gold. Dominic Frisby explains why you should buy platinum.
Silver rose strongly in the first half of 2016, but has since slipped from more than $20 an ounce to around $17. But next year should be a different story
Silver has had an excellent year so far, rising by 40% to two-year highs around $19 an ounce. And its longer-term prospects look good.
Platinum prices have ticked up from a seven-year low in January. But a slowdown in Europe may temper demand, and recycling has added to supplies and helped make up for production declines in South Africa.
Silver prices jumped to a two-year high above $20 an ounce this week. There could be further to go.
Diamond mining is always a risky investment, says Alex Williams. But this miner appears to have hit the motherlode.
In the past month, silver has gained a new lease of life. Andrew Van Sickle looks at the best way to invest.
Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but they have done precious little for investors lately.
Like fine wine and pricey art, huge diamonds depend on the fortunes of the super-rich, for whom all seems well.