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

Overview

How to analyze and understand investment opportunities in the resources market

Investing in resource markets is quite different from other sectors–extreme cyclicality; very long cycles; huge corrections; continual mergers and acquisitions; and, huge capital needs. Written by industry pioneer Adrian Day, Investing in Resources: How to Profit from the Outsized Potential and Avoid the Outsized Risks details the factors that affect investing in resource markets, and how, if an ...

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Overview

How to analyze and understand investment opportunities in the resources market

Investing in resource markets is quite different from other sectors–extreme cyclicality; very long cycles; huge corrections; continual mergers and acquisitions; and, huge capital needs. Written by industry pioneer Adrian Day, Investing in Resources: How to Profit from the Outsized Potential and Avoid the Outsized Risks details the factors that affect investing in resource markets, and how, if an investor understands those factors, the resource market can be a great place to realize very strong gains. The book:

  • Explains the major factors driving resource prices higher, including new demand from China and the difficulty in finding new economic resources
  • Discusses how the resource industry is changing, and addresses where we are in the "Super Cycle"
  • Details how to profit by investing in base metals, gold, silver, and agriculture, while explaining the peculiar political, environmental, and social risks inherent in resource markets

In recent years, deciding how to minimize the excessive risks of investing in resource markets has proven difficult for even the most experienced investors. Thanks to Investing in Resources, the task of how and where to invest in this lucrative market is made easier.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470613269
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/5/2010
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 341
  • Sales rank: 995,834
  • 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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