Commodities & Resources

Which miners are vulnerable to downgrades?

Which miners are vulnerable to downgrades?

UK mining heavyweights may avoid rights issues, but with net debt higher than before the financial crisis, ratings downgrades are a real risk and action is needed to maintain dividends.

AIM oil sector - who's winning and who's going bust

AIM oil sector - who's winning and who's going bust

Top fund managers use H-scores when stock-picking. Former AIM writer of the year Andrew Hore applies the theory to AIM's oil and gas sector with fascinating results.

Barclays names favourite oil stocks

Barclays names favourite oil stocks

Oil prices may have further to fall, says Barclays, which has just slashed its target price for the black gold. There are, however, a handful of companies is believes will do well. We name them here.

Oil companies to buy for recovery

Oil companies to buy for recovery

Oil industry expert and Interactive Investor contributor Malcolm Graham-Wood has put together a Bucket List of oil companies which should weather the storm and reward investors.

The top 10 oil and gas companies in the world

The top 10 oil and gas companies in the world

We can all name a few big oil companies, but could you name the world's largest? The top 10 is littered with surprises.

When to buy the oil services sector

When to buy the oil services sector

Oil services shares have plunged in recent months, but forecasts already price in apocalyptic scenarios, argues Barclays. Now is the time for investors to do their homework.

How will the oil story end?

How will the oil story end?

An unprecedented flood of new US shale oil onto global markets and unwillingness of OPEC to play ball has upset the equilibrium. It remains a case of who blinks first.

Oil sinks again, but where from here?

Oil sinks again, but where from here?

After oil prices fell to a fresh five and a half year low, producers will be hoping prices soon bottom out, but that seems unlikely.

5 golden rules for investing in oil

5 golden rules for investing in oil

Together with industry experts, we've put together a five-point checklist for investing in the oil sector over the next 12 months.

Oil Services slump throws up bargains

Oil Services slump throws up bargains

A crisis in oil markets has hammered the oilfield services sector. Share prices look cheap, but only some are worth buying. We identify the real bargains.

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