Oil prices are increasing the number of rigs, putting pressure on prices. Soros sold his gold, should you? Iron ore is hot, but waiting until winter might provide better purchasing opportunities. Introduction Yesterday we discussed how Treasury Inflation-Protection Securities (or TIPS) are a great protection during times of inflation. Today we are going to take a deeper… Read More »Commodities: Stick To The Fundamentals, Beware Of Speculation
Iron ore prices are falling as supply continues to grow, while copper and zinc prices show signs of supply gaps forming. Low exploration and discoveries indicate that metals will be winners again in the future. The possibility of future inflation increases the appeal of commodities. Introduction Diversification is the ultimate protection against various economic factors,… Read More »Will A Bet On Commodities Pay Now?
Zinc prices are already up by 50% this year and more growth is expected. Mine closures and limited mine openings create a supply gap. The World Bank estimates tight zinc markets for the foreseeable future. Introduction Zinc is the fourth most used metal in the world. It is mostly used for steel galvanization – the… Read More »Get Ready For A Zinc Deficit