Commodity markets face the “twin macro risks” of a European recession and a hard landing in China this year, according to Morgan Stanley.
I think that buying silver today is like buying gold for $554 an ounce. Let me explain: As I am writing, silver is currently trading at about 65.2% (32.6/50) of its 1980 high. If gold was trading at 65.2% of its 1980 high, it would be trading at $554...
A commodity is something that has universal definition and demand. Everyone knows what food is, and everybody wants it. Nearly everyone in the world knows what gold is, and nearly all of them want it. The same is true for oil, steel, copper... the list goes on.
In the past month, the popular SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) has seen its net asset value drop nearly 14%. Along those same lines, the iShares Silver Trust (SLV) has fallen around 24%. And the broad PowerShares DB Commodity Index Fund (DBC), which tracks...
Singapore Mercantile Exchange (SMX), the first pan-Asian multi-product commodity and currency derivatives exchange, today announced that the world’s first Iron Ore Futures Contract on a global platform, settled based on the Metal Bulletin Iron Ore
Investors desperately seeking diversification amid all the volatility in stocks both in the U.S. and abroad found some salvation in commodities last month as 15 of 19 constituents in the Dow Jones-UBS Commodity Index gained ground.
China?s first precious metals spot exchange began trading Tuesday in Chengzhou in Hunan Province. The Hunan South Rare Precious Metals Exchange is based in China?s silver capital in Yongxing County.
Precious metals consultants CPM said total global platinum supply rose during 2010, as platinum mine supply increased for the first time in three years.
In an interview to IndexUniverse.com, Rogers who is regarded as the most authentic voice on commodities investing in the world said that the downtrend in commodities is nothing unusual.
Investing directly in commodities through indexes gives an investor more direct exposure to commodity prices than investing in the producers, whose returns were more aligned with equities.
The world seems set to enter a period of slower growth and higher inflation and investors would do well to gain some direct exposure to commodity markets, said Barclays Capital MD Kevin Norrish on Wednesday.