The latest news, updates and opinions on Commodities from the expert team here at MoneyWeek
Our primal instinct for gold
The yellow metal has been a store of value since the Stone Age, says Dominic Frisby.
Gold: a metal with magical powers
Gold is indestructible and has outlasted all other forms of money, says Dominic Frisby
By Dominic Frisby Published
What happened to Thames Water?
Thames Water, the UK’s biggest water company could go under due to mismanagement and debt. We look into how the company got itself into this position, and what investors should expect.
By Simon Wilson Last updated
Energy bill to drop 17% this weekend as new price cap kicks in
News Typical households on default energy tariffs will see their energy bills drop by £426 a year following today's energy price cap drop.
By John Fitzsimons Last updatedNews
The demand for oil is slowing and green energy is taking over
The IEA forecasts oil demand growth to slow sharply in the next few years. The end of the era may be underway.
By Cris Sholto Heaton Published
How investors can profit from high food prices
The latest furore over grocery prices will die down, says David Stevenson. But the long-term outlook for soft commodities remains bullish. These are the stocks investors can buy to profit from high food prices.
By David J Stevenson Published
Investing in gold ETCs - how to add gold to your portfolio
Investing in gold via exchange-traded commodities is simpler and cheaper than buying bars and coins
By David Stevenson Published
One day left for households to claim the £200 Alternative Fuels Payment to help with heating bills
Advice Households could be due a £200 payment if they heat their homes using alternative fuel sources and aren’t connected to the mains gas grid - but time is running out to claim the money. We explain what you need to know.
By Sue Hayward PublishedAdvice
What is the Energy Price Cap and will today’s announcement mean cheaper bills?
News Ofgem has just announced the latest energy price cap, which sets the maximum unit price domestic customers can pay for their energy. This will mean an average 17% drop in the price of energy rates from July and means, for every £100 you currently spend on energy, you’ll now spend around £83. Here’s everything you need to know.
By Sue Hayward Last updatedNews
Don’t count resources out
Analysis Commodities have performed poorly over the past year, but they tend to move in long and volatile cycles.
By Cris Sholto Heaton PublishedAnalysis