Peak stuff

Peak stuff

Could we be facing the death of mass consumerism?

Us and Them

Us and Them

Big corporates fail to understand the value of good service

Too important to fail - for now

Too important to fail - for now

An energy crisis might help us understand coal's role a little better

Rio's own goal

Rio's own goal

The major's latest blunder is an error in timing as much as judgement

The steel wars

The steel wars

Hardening attitudes toward steel imports is counter-productive

Sacre Bleu

Sacre Bleu

It's an odd time to start trusting the French, no?

The 'disinformed'

The 'disinformed'

How much damage can ignorant investment advice do to recovering markets?

It's a small world after all

It's a small world after all

There are fewer and fewer countries of interest with open doors for miners

Get Shorty

Get Shorty

A 'short'-lived run for miners and metals could be undone by fundamentals

The circle of life

The circle of life

BHP's management restructure reeks of déjà vu

The end of empire

The end of empire

Buckingham Palace and Anglo American have more in common than you'd think

View from the West End

25 FEBRUARY 2016
The strange attractor

The strange attractor

Gold is a great buy, relatively speaking … for now

View from the West End

17 FEBRUARY 2016
The grass isn't always greener

The grass isn't always greener

Miners trump oilies and will continue to do so into a commodity price recovery

View from the West End

10 FEBRUARY 2016
Divided we stand

Divided we stand

Major miners are again showing their colours as cyclical beasts

View from the West End

04 FEBRUARY 2016
Hmm, that didn't turn out so well

Hmm, that didn't turn out so well

Weren't low commodity prices meant to leave us with only clever companies?

View from the West End

28 JANUARY 2016
Sowing of the seeds

Sowing of the seeds

Hard as it is to predict the future for miners, some things we know for certain

View from the West End

20 JANUARY 2016