Silver and other precious metals

Collectables: the scramble for blue diamonds
De Beers Blue diamond
Silver and other precious metals

Collectables: the scramble for blue diamonds

Coloured diamonds are securing bigger prices at auction, says Chris Carter
3 May 2022
Silver and platinum group metals are dirt cheap – buy now
MoneyWeek cover image - precious metals mining
Silver and other precious metals

Silver and platinum group metals are dirt cheap – buy now

Some of the most important precious metals in the world are also remarkably inexpensive compared with their history. That state of affairs seems unlik…
25 Mar 2022
Commodities boomed – now they’ve busted. What comes next for commodity prices??
Furnace at a copper refinery
Commodities

Commodities boomed – now they’ve busted. What comes next for commodity prices??

Commodities from gold to oil have fallen dramatically after weeks of strong gains. Dominic Frisby looks at what might be next for commodity prices.
16 Mar 2022
Mining stocks have been great investments this year – but is it time to sell?
Mining dump truck
Commodities

Mining stocks have been great investments this year – but is it time to sell?

Markets have not had a good start to 2022 – with the exception of mining stocks. John Stepek asks if the sector has further to go, or if you should ta…
11 Mar 2022
How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has upturned the commodities market
Mining excavator and dump truck
Commodities

How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has upturned the commodities market

Dominic Frisby looks at the commodities Russia produces, how markets have been affected but its invasion of Ukraine and subsequent sanctions, and what…
9 Mar 2022
Now might be a good time to stock up on platinum – while nobody cares about it
Silver and other precious metals

Now might be a good time to stock up on platinum – while nobody cares about it

Platinum has disappointed investors more than any other commodity in the last five years. But its day will come, says Dominic Frisby. Stock up now whi…
25 Nov 2021
Will silver finally realise its potential? I’ve no idea – but I’ve just bought a load
Silver and other precious metals

Will silver finally realise its potential? I’ve no idea – but I’ve just bought a load

For investors, silver is incredibly frustrating. It has more potential than almost any other metal, but that potential is never realised. So why has D…
13 Oct 2021
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Is the commodity bull market already losing steam?
Commodities

Is the commodity bull market already losing steam?

Commodities have put in a blistering performance over the past year. But – oil aside – the commodity bull market looks like it might have peaked. Domi…
16 Jun 2021
Diamonds regain their sparkle as buyers return
Alternative investments

Diamonds regain their sparkle as buyers return

The gem market has been stricken by Covid-19. It will recover, says Chris Carter
9 Apr 2021
Why you should buy palladium and sell platinum
Industrial metals

Why you should buy palladium and sell platinum

Platinum has gained 63% over the past year but now it could be palladium’s turn to shine.
2 Apr 2021
How to buy into the next big commodities bull market
Commodities

How to buy into the next big commodities bull market

Commodity prices move in cycles. And we’re at the start of the next big uptrend as a shortage in supply hits a surge in demand. Merryn Somerset Webb p…
8 Feb 2021
Is silver the next GameStop? What you need to know before you buy
Silver and other precious metals

Is silver the next GameStop? What you need to know before you buy

After squeezing hedge funds shorting GameStop stocks, the online mob is now hoping to do the same with the silver price. But this time, things aren’t …
1 Feb 2021
Diamonds regain their sparkle as gem prices rise
Silver and other precious metals

Diamonds regain their sparkle as gem prices rise

After five years in the doldrums, the price of natural diamonds is climbing again.
29 Jan 2021
Platinum has lost its shine – but the green energy revolution could change all that
Silver and other precious metals

Platinum has lost its shine – but the green energy revolution could change all that

Platinum has had a terrible few years – right now, it is at the same price as it was in 2003. But that could soon change. Dominic Frisby puts the case…
7 Oct 2020
The rising dollar is proving bad news for most other assets – will it last?
Investment strategy

The rising dollar is proving bad news for most other assets – will it last?

Precious metals, stocks and pretty much every other asset has taken a tumble as the US dollar strengthens. Dominic Frisby looks at how long this trend…
23 Sep 2020
CCI: this indicator can help you decide when to buy and sell silver
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CCI: this indicator can help you decide when to buy and sell silver

CCI - the “commodity channel index” – is a technical indicator that can help traders spot entry and exit points. Dominic Frisby runs it over the silve…
24 Aug 2020
Platinum: the precious metal that looks set to play catch-up with silver and gold
Silver and other precious metals

Platinum: the precious metal that looks set to play catch-up with silver and gold

Gold and silver continue to soar, but there's still time to get in. And there's another precious metal that looks set to go on a bull run too, says Jo…
7 Aug 2020
Silver price begins to catch up with gold
Silver and other precious metals

Silver price begins to catch up with gold

After climbing 36% in the last month alone, the silver price has hit a seven-year high.
30 Jul 2020
Silver’s had a cracking run – what happens now?
Silver and other precious metals

Silver’s had a cracking run – what happens now?

Silver has risen almost 100% since its recent lows. And there's potential for much more. But it is the most fickle and frustrating of metals – it coul…
22 Jul 2020
The best bet in the base metals rally
Industrial metals

The best bet in the base metals rally

The prices of key industrial metals have been enjoying a spectacular rally.
3 Jul 2020
Diamond glut won’t be forever
Silver and other precious metals

Diamond glut won’t be forever

Diamond stocks have been piling up after suppliers refused to cut prices. But demand could soon pick up.
19 Jun 2020
Precious metals will keep shining – buy these funds to take advantage
Gold

Precious metals will keep shining – buy these funds to take advantage

Data on volatility suggests that a V-shaped recovery may not happen, so hold gold or silver.
1 Jun 2020