Posted July 31, 2014
Investing in commodities can be complex and treacherous, and once you're in, it's a volatile and wild ride. But a common-sense strategy like this one can give you an edge...
Posted June 3, 2014
If you've had enough of these massively inflated tech IPOs, here's one in the materials sector that's actually a great value.
Posted May 13, 2014
Electric cars need to be lighter if we want to extend their range, BMW is working on that with a different stock of materials.
Posted May 8, 2014
The combination of erratic weather and geopolitical turmoil has kept corn and wheat futures up. Here's how things are shaking out.
Posted May 5, 2014
Lithium-ion batteries require graphite for their anodes, so demand for the allotrope is rising. But China is cracking down on graphite miners for polluting. What's next?
Posted April 22, 2014
It's a sign of the times. Genco Shipping and Trading has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.
Posted April 10, 2014
Land, on top of its practical utility, is a commodity in ever-decreasing supply. And as its rarity increases, so does its importance, which is why investment in land is reaching levels never seen before...
Posted March 19, 2014
Gold has been on a 13 percent rally since the start of the year, but China has the power to drive wild swings in Gold's value.
Posted March 18, 2014
Self-driving cars are a huge approaching wave, and Volvo is testing a system where magnets play a key role.
Posted March 17, 2014
The bottom fell out of copper last week. Is there hope for the commodity amid a perfect storm of negative factors?
Posted February 21, 2014
Building materials are an important indicator of economic conditions, and the global consumption of concrete and cement can trace important developing trends.
Posted February 3, 2014
If South African platinum miners continue to strike, the price of platinum only has a little time before it starts to rise. We've figured out exactly how long it has and how you should play it.
Posted December 31, 2013
These five trends will come out of nowhere and change the world in 2014.
Posted December 12, 2013
Copper is set to have a surplus this year. But as miners scale back production and demand continues to rise, conditions are ripe for the metal to make a comeback...
Posted November 7, 2013
Copper appears to be following its typical annual trend. And this could mean good things for investors in the metal...