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Commodities / Industrial Metals

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The Death Of Diesel Has Sent Platinum Prices Crashing

Jul 04, 2018 at 17:00

Platinum futures plunged to 14 year lows on Monday and they are still facing heavy short and long-term selling pressure as a massive surplus weighs on the industry

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The Global Trade War Intensifies

Jul 02, 2018 at 14:00

Reports that Trump has told his advisors that he wants to withdraw from the World Trade Organization have caused the global trade war to intensify, with China, Canada and the…

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Swiss Commodity Trader Takes 50% Profit Hit

Jun 15, 2018 at 16:00

Swiss commodity giant Trafigura has hit a stroke of bad luck in 2018, seeing a 50-percent shed in profits as high oil prices weigh on the market

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Why Gold Isn’t Working As Stock Hedge

Jun 14, 2018 at 18:00

Gold has often been looked at as a hedge against a falling stock market, but in recent years, it seems even the S&P 500 has outperformed everyone’s favorite precious metal

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London’s $13T Metals Exchange Just Got Even Hotter

Jun 01, 2018 at 12:00

As the electric vehicle industry continues to soar, demand for metals used in lithium-ion batteries has followed suit, and now the world’s largest metals exchange is looking to get in…

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Trump’s Trade War Turns Allies Into Enemies

May 31, 2018 at 15:00

The Trump administration announced today that hefty steel and aluminum import tariffs will apply to key U.S. allies including the E.U., Canada and Mexico

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How Infrastructure Is Driving A Commodity Boom

Feb 23, 2018 at 13:00

The global economy is booming again after years in the doldrums, commodities are back in a big way, and metals prices are for the most part, way up.

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