Investing in Resources: How to Profit from the Outsized Potential and Avoid the Risks

Overview

It's a small world. And when it comes to commodities, it's getting smaller every day.

Given the grim realities of today's market, where should investors put their money? Stocks are projected to be sluggish for a decade. And thanks to low interest rates and the likelihood of a long cycle of rate increases, bonds are hardly an attractive option. For the astute investor with a long-term view, the answer is commodities. In fact, there's never been a better time to invest in the ...

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Overview

It's a small world. And when it comes to commodities, it's getting smaller every day.

Given the grim realities of today's market, where should investors put their money? Stocks are projected to be sluggish for a decade. And thanks to low interest rates and the likelihood of a long cycle of rate increases, bonds are hardly an attractive option. For the astute investor with a long-term view, the answer is commodities. In fact, there's never been a better time to invest in the resources market. And there's never been a better book than Investing in Resources: How to Profit from the Outsized Potential and Avoid the Risks to help you to grasp the risks and reap the benefits of this incredible investment opportunity.

As the world's population continues to rise—doubling in just the last fifty years—the resources required to supply the ever-increasing demand for products are rapidly shrinking. There are simply not enough readily exploitable natural resources to meet the world's growing demand without staggering price increases. Investors can profit greatly from this. Investing in Resources shows how.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470613269
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/5/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 341
  • Sales rank: 1,083,441
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Day is the founder and President of Adrian Day Asset Management, the author of International Investment Opportunities: How and Where to Invest Overseas Successfully and Investing Without Borders, as well as the editor of Adrian Day's Global Analyst newsletter. A recognized authority in both global and resource investing, he is frequently interviewed by both the domestic and international press and is a popular speaker at financial conferences and seminars around the world. Mr. Day is a graduate of the London School of Economics.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction 1

Part I Commodities: Why They're Going Up

Chapter 1 Commodity Cycles 7

Chapter 2 Demand for Raw Materials 19

Chapter 3 Supply 43

Chapter 4 Control 55

Chapter 5 Economy 71

Part II Gold: In Good and Bad Times

Chapter 6 Reasons for Gold to Go Up 79

Chapter 7 Gold and Resources in Deflation 105

Chapter 8 When to Buy 115

Part III Investing in Resources

Chapter 9 Ways to Invest 123

Chapter 10 Investing in Companies 137

Chapter 11 How to Select Gold Companies 149

Chapter 12 The Mine Cycle and Juniors 169

Part IV Top Sectors

Chapter 13 Silver: Poor Man's Gold? 195

Chapter 14 Platinum and Platinum Group Metals 211

Chapter 15 The Base Metals: Copper 219

Chapter 16 Base Metals and Rare Earths 235

Chapter 17 Energy 249

Chapter 18 Gas 269

Chapter 19 Coal 281

Chapter 20 Uranium 285

Chapter 21 Renewable Energy 301

Chapter 22 Agriculture 309

Conclusion: Building a Portfolio 321

Resource Directory 325

About the Author 329

Index 331

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