The latest news, updates and opinions on Commodities from the expert team here at MoneyWeek
The fallout from Europe’s energy crisis
News The soaring price of gas could see the EU impose a cap on the price of electricity generated by nuclear and renewables, while signs of strain appear in the energy derivatives market, and investors are dumping European stocks.
The best way to invest in natural gas
Tips David Stevenson looks at the best way to invest in natural gas as the demand for the commodity surges.
By David J Stevenson PublishedTips
Silver – the cheap precious metal set for a multi-week rally
Analysis Silver is full of potential – but it is a risky investment. Right now, however, it’s cheap and the outlook is positive. Dominic Frisby explains why.
By Dominic Frisby PublishedAnalysis
The best way to invest in oil and gas
Opinion The bull market in fossil fuels and wider commodities has paused. But there is still plenty of scope for investors to profit, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
By Merryn Somerset Webb PublishedOpinion
The best ways to buy strategic metals
Tips Weaker prices for strategic metals in the alternative-energy sector are an investment opportunity, says David Stevenson. Here, he picks some of the best ways to buy in.
By David Stevenson PublishedTips
Why rare-earth metals are a good buy for investors
Analysis Raw materials are more plentiful than their name suggests. But demand is set to soar, implying long-term gains for investors, says David J. Stevenson
By David J Stevenson PublishedAnalysis
Why the food crisis could get worse
Analysis The invasion of Ukraine is one of several factors that have pushed up food prices. We can’t expect a return to normal in 2023. Investors should be wary of the consequences, says Frédéric Guirinec.
By Frederic Guirinec PublishedAnalysis
As global powers fight it out, commodity prices are set to rocket
Analysis Commodity prices have been held down by globalisation. This trend is now rapidly reversing.
By Dominic Frisby Last updatedAnalysis
Will the gas market keep inflating?
Analysis Energy prices are exploding in value, and the European market has been particularly hit hard. Alex Rankine explains whether gas prices will still march higher or fall soon.
By Alex Rankine PublishedAnalysis
Ignore the doomsayers - energy prices could fall next year
Opinion Forecasts suggest the energy prices will continue to spiral, but these projections could turn out to be a lot of hot air.
By Max King Last updatedOpinion