Commodities have kicked off the year as the top performing asset class. Could the commodity supercycle be back from the dead?
Used in everything from autos to appliances, copper is widely watched as an economic bellwether - and this same relationship makes it a good inflation hedge.
Finding a new deposit is tough, but here's how to better your odds. This infographic shows the steps of mineral exploration, from prospecting to production.
China uses more steel, cement, copper, nickel, and coal than the rest of the world combined. This chart shows China's incredible demand for commodities.
These critical minerals are needed for tech, defense, and industry, yet most of them are mainly imported from outside of the United States.
Which commodities crushed it in 2017, and how did performance compare to years in the past decade? It's the return of this popular annual feature.
To get off fossil fuels, we'll need other finite resources such as rare metals and minerals. Here are the resources that will power the green revolution.
Nickel is the most important metal by mass in lithium-ion batteries, and its role is only increasing going forward.
Boron is an unlikely hero in our modern lives. It can be found throughout our homes, in our walls, glass, metals, and even our smartphone screens.
Based on the teardown of a Chevy Bolt, this chart reveals how annual commodity demand would be affected in a hypothetical 100% EV world.