Crude oil fell after Iraq said it’s producing a record amount of crude. Swiss stocks rebounded from a one-year low and the franc weakened, while Chinese shares tumbled the most in six years as regulators cracked down on margin lending.
Today’s big trading story is undoubtedly the staggering drop in the price of copper. After today’s nearly 5% drop, the industrial metal is down over 14% already this year, building on the 16.6% plunge in 2014.
As natural resources bounced all over the charts in 2014, particularly gold, readers turned to the experts interviewed by The Gold Report for insights on what was driving these ups and downs and how they could protect themselves or, better yet, benefit from the volatility. Check out some of the most popular experts featured during the year and some thoughts you might want to consider as you prepare for 2015.