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


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.

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.


PART I Commodities: Why They're Going Up.

Chapter 1 Commodity Cycles.

Chapter 2 Demand for Raw Materials.

Chapter 3 Supply.

Chapter 4 Control.

Chapter 5 Economy.

PART II Gold: In Good and Bad Times.

Chapter 6 Reasons for Gold to Go Up.

Chapter 7 Gold and Resources in Deflation.

Chapter 8 When to Buy.

PART III Investing in Resources.

Chapter 9 Ways to Invest.

Chapter 10 Investing in Companies.

Chapter 11 How to Select Gold Companies.

Chapter 12 The Mine Cycle and Juniors.

PART IV Top Sectors.

Chapter 13 Silver: Poor Man's Gold?

Chapter 14 Platinum and Platinum Group Metals.

Chapter 15 The Base Metals: Copper.

Chapter 16 Base Metals and Rare Earths.

Chapter 17 Energy.

Chapter 18 Gas.

Chapter 19 Coal.

Chapter 20 Uranium.

Chapter 21 Renewable Energy.

Chapter 22 Agriculture.

Conclusion: Building a Portfolio.

Resource Directory.

About the Author.