There’s only one ‘perfect asset’ to fight all the bad news that could be coming, says this strategist

Ahead of that, stock futures are falling after Ford warned on high supply costs, on the heels of FedEx’s FDX, +1.17% profit caution last week. The dollar and cash have been among the most popular havens for investors as they navigate recession risks with higher rates and higher inflation, alongside a brutal war in Europe. … Read more

Top copper stocks amid looming shortage, spiking demand

Copper demand is set to surge, Goldman Sachs says — and supply is unlikely to keep up. The investment bank has named a number of metal stocks it says will shine in a copper deficit scenario. Along with the “green transition” driving a surge in demand for copper, Goldman noted that new supply from approved … Read more

Impact on Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand: Nomura

Rice production in India has fallen by 5.6% year on year as of September in light of below-average monsoon rainfall, which has affected harvest, Nomura said. Rebecca Conway | Getty Images News | Getty Images India, the world’s largest rice exporter, has banned shipments of broken rice — a move that will reverberate across Asia, … Read more

ETFs that are beating the energy market

One niche area of the commodity market — uranium — has been a bright spot over the past month, with its performance outpacing even that of the broader energy sector. Uranium, used as fuel in nuclear power plants, is in the spotlight as countries scramble to wean themselves off Russian energy following the Ukraine war. … Read more

Russia Confounds the West by Recapturing Its Oil Riches

Moscow is raking in more revenue than ever with the help of new buyers, new traders and the world’s seemingly insatiable demand for crude Oil storage tanks at the RN-Tuapsinsky refinery in 2020 operated by Rosneft Oil Co., in Tuapse, Russia. Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg News

U.S. Stocks Poised to Fall on Monday

Stocks are set to open lower on Monday ahead of another busy earnings week. (Photo by ANGELA WEISS / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Text size U.S. stocks are set to fall on Monday ahead of another busy week of earnings. On Sunday night, Dow Jones Industrial Average … Read more

Gold scores biggest one day rally since March, silver jumps nearly 7% due to Fed-inspired ‘short squeeze’

Gold and silver rose sharply on Thursday, with gold logging its biggest one-day percentage gain since March and silver rallying by nearly 7% to finish at its highest price in a month. Price action Gold GC00, +1.76% GCQ22, +1.76% for October delivery gained $31.20, or 1.8%, to settle at $1,750.30 per ounce. That was the … Read more

Gold Has Been a Disappointment This Year. What Could Change That.

Rising interest rates and strength in the dollar contributed to gold’s drop to $1,700.20 an ounce on July 20, the lowest finish since March 30, 2021. Here: a row of gold ingots in a foundry. Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg Text size Gold has failed to show its value as a haven investment so far this year, with … Read more

What to Buy Right Now: 42 Picks From Barron’s Roundtable Pros

To everything there is a season: A time to hide in a bunker with a crash helmet on as stock and bond prices plummet, and a time to wade cautiously into the market in search of newly created bargains. If you’ve been reading the Barron’s Roundtable for a few years, or even decades, you already … Read more

LME used ‘expert judgement’ to wipe $4bn trades, defence to Elliott and Jane Street suit claims

The London Metal Exchange asked a High Court judge to respect its “specialist” judgment and refuse payment of $456m and $15.3m, respectively, sought by activist hedge fund Elliott Management and market maker Jane Street over cancelled nickel trades in early March. The view from the LME in the 13 July court filings — still in the early … Read more