While many companies have budgeted for peak iron ore demands in the next decade, recent experience suggests they may not have expected to peak so early.
Gavin Wendt explores the impact of global economic policies relating to interest rates and its relationship to the support for gold.
Many pundits tipping a rough ride for gold may be ignoring several underlying factors
The great hype surrounding the advent of a shale gas bonanza within California might turn out to be just that – hype.
Iron ore is used essentially in the steel-making process. Iron ore is the raw material used to make pig iron, which is one of the main raw materials used to make steel. Around 98% of the iron ore mined in the world is used to make steel.
With markets seemingly in turmoil, it’s always interesting and instructive to try to cut through the near-term hysteria and focus on the bigger picture as it relates to commodities.
The first half of 2011 was a wild ride for traders in the commodity space, as MineLife founder Gavin Wendt explains