January

January 27, 2016

The periodic table of commodity returns

At the beginning of each year, U.S. Global Investors puts out a fantastic visualization called the Periodic Table of Commodity Returns.
January 25, 2016

Oil, Asian stocks rout deepen miners wounds

Global stocks sank to their lowest levels since 2013 on Wednesday, hit by yet another drop in oil prices and the IMF’s lower growth forecast for China, which is leading equity markets to one of their worst monthly performances ever.
January 20, 2016

One small step for mining’s new frontier

ONCE a figment of science fiction films, the sometimes risky notion of mining in space may soon become a reality if asteroid mining hopeful Planetary Resources has its way.
January 17, 2016

This is what a mining, metals market meltdown looks like

A feeble attempt at a rally yesterday evaporated on Friday with the copper price hitting a fresh six-and-half year low of $1.9365 a pound ($4,270 a tonne) after falling nearly 2% in New York.
January 11, 2016

Morgan, Sachs, Glencore have lawsuit against zinc price conspiracy dismissed.

Two of the largest banks in the world and the biggest commodities trader have been found to be innocent of claims that they fixed zinc prices.