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  • Oil sinks to wallow around a six-year low… Here's what it means for you
  • Since July, the oil price has been falling again. And it looks like it is on track to hit six year lows. So why is the oil price under so much pressure again? And what does it mean for you? Read on to find out… What’s going on with the oil price? From the middle of last year, the oil price started to fall. After Brent crude hit $46 a barrel in the middle of January this year, th... ››› more
  • [18 August 2015]
  • Within ten years, asteroid mining could become a reality…
  • The prices of commodities have been under severe pressure over the past few years. Miners in South Africa and across the world are struggling to generate money as metal prices tumble. But there could be a saving grace. A development that could revolutionise the mining industry. This is asteroid mining. And this sci-fi sounding development could become a reality in less than a decade. So w... ››› more
  • [14 August 2015]
  • The petrol price and inflation could benefit from a lower oil price
  • At the beginning of the week, the price of crude oil fell below $50 a barrel for the first time since February. The oil price has been under severe pressure lately. This could translate into good news for the price of petrol in South Africa. This would have a positive impact on inflation. Let's take a closer look at what's going on… The oil price clawed back some losses This morni... ››› more
  • [05 August 2015]
  • Is it time to buy gold stocks?
  • With the plunge in the gold price, gold stocks have also suffered. When prices start to get really low, many investors start to wonder if a recovery is on the cards and whether it's a good time to invest. So when should you consider investing in gold stocks? Read on to find out… Gold stocks have followed the gold price lower Since peaking in 2011, the gold price has ebbed lowe... ››› more
  • [24 July 2015]
  • Why the price of oil is under pressure yet again
  • This month, the price of Brent crude and West Texas Intermediate have been on a downwards slope. So why is the oil price under pressure again? Let's take a closer look at what's going on… An increase in US stockpiles hit the oil price Yesterday, the US government revealed that it had increased its “crude stockpiles,” says Fin24. This led to worries about a “global supply glu... ››› more
  • [23 July 2015]
  • Three challenges that are preparing resources for a spectacular bull run
  • There's no denying that natural resources are going through a slump. Gold, silver and other metals are all under pressure. Resources are facing big challenges. But these challenges will have consequences, which will lead to soaring prices in the future. Let's take a closer look at what these challenges are and the impact on resources… Resources challenge #1: Lack of demand Across ... ››› more
  • [16 July 2015]
  • How to profit from the next bull run in resource stocks
  • Resource stocks are down heavily from their highs. And many of them are offering you a fantastic opportunity. The way to make money in the stock market is to buy low and sell high. Act now and this is how you could bank substantial profits from resource stocks. Read on to find out more… How to find the best resource stocks Investing in resource stocks at the moment is not for ever... ››› more
  • [30 June 2015]
  • Natural resource stocks are offering a fantastic buying opportunity
  • The key to making money on the stock market is to buy low and sell high. But many investors ignore stocks when they drop hard in price. And this has happened to natural resource stocks. Solid companies are trading at multi-year lows. So should you take advantage of their low prices? Read on to find out… Natural resources have taken a hammering Natural resources have had it tou... ››› more
  • [25 June 2015]
  • Buy silver instead of gold as portfolio insurance?
  • Over the last couple of years, the price of silver has been on a volatile ride. Yet, some investors believe now is the perfect time to buy into physical silver as it wallows at low levels. Like physical gold, holding small amounts of silver can act as insurance for your overall investment portfolio if markets take a turn for the worse. Read on to find out more… The ups and downs o... ››› more
  • [25 June 2015]
  • How to protect your portfolio from financial crisis and devaluing currencies
  • Investing in gold may not be at the top of your portfolio priority list. After all, the yellow metal doesn't pay you anything in return for holding it. And since its 2011 high, the gold price has been on a downward trending roller coaster ride. But you can't ignore the merits of holding some of your portfolio in gold. Read on to find out why you should hold gold in your portfolio today a... ››› more
  • [24 June 2015]
  • Where will silver's volatile path lead it for the remainder of the year?
  • Silver is a highly volatile precious metal. Since the beginning of 2013, its price has slid lower. So what lies in store for silver? Let's take a closer look… The demand for silver The Silver Institute states that demand for silver comes from: 65% industry; 23% jewellery; 6% photography; and 6% silverware. For the past three years, industrial deman... ››› more
  • [19 June 2015]
  • Where is the price of gold headed for the rest of 2015?
  • If you're thinking about investing in gold, it's a good idea to have a look at the factors behind its price first. These factors include supply, demand, trend and sentiment. With these factors in mind, where is the price of gold headed for the rest of the year? Let's take a closer look… Gold so far this year – the driving factors Demand During the first quarter of this year... ››› more
  • [18 June 2015]
  • The uses for silver are growing, but is it worth investing in?
  • Silver probably isn't the first precious metal that springs to mind. Gold holds this top spot. Just like gold, silver is a monetary metal. This means many investors view it as a traditional store of value and silver holds the same safe haven status as gold. But unlike the yellow metal, around 50% of silver's demand is down to its use as a component in a number of industries. With gold, this ... ››› more
  • [08 June 2015]


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