Gold – Gold has swung back after sustaining a two-and-a-half-month low earlier this week.
Silver – Three years ago today, silver was trading at around $50 per ounce. However, the white metal hasn't commemorated the occasion with a price rise.
Copper – China has long been enamoured with the red metal. The world market is tightly tied to demand from the Asian nation as any signal of a change in its appetite for copper is usually a fundamental factor in price changes; however, China could soon be able to meet its own needs.
Silver – Silver Investing News spoke again with Andrew Chanin, co-founder of the PureFunds ISE Junior Silver ETF, about the potential for a silver supply shortage and what's next for the white metal.
Uranium – Uranium prices have been less than impressive lately, and investors have been asking, "what's going on?" To learn more about the factors weighing down the uranium market, Uranium Investing News spoke with Rob Chang, analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald, and economical analyst Chris Berry.
Platinum – The Easter weekend brought the tabling of a new wage offer for striking South African platinum miners, and since then, talks between the miners and affected companies have resumed; however, so far, negotiations have failed to yield significant results.
Iron – Iron ore prices have lost 16 percent so far this year, and that trend does not look ready to change anytime soon.
Gas – Mirroring the expansion of the shale gas industry elsewhere, China is experiencing a boom in shale gas production.
Water shortage or scarcity is a serious social problem in many parts of the world.
Gold – Barrick Gold is shaking off its financially precarious position by divesting high-cost, low-return projects and focusing on low-cost mines in Nevada.