- From the Plant to Your Plate: A Look at Palm Oil Production
U.S. Global Investors portfolio manager Xian Liang traveled to Indonesia to tour a palm oil production plant. View the pictures Xian snapped of the entire process, from the harvesting of the fruit bunch, to the shipping of the goods.
- The Periodic Table of Commodity Returns
Natural resources are the building blocks of the world, essential to progress and prosperity. These commodities can have wide price fluctuations over time. Uncover the patterns in commodity returns over the past 10 years.
- Do You Recognize These World Cities?
Would you be able to identify a city by its architecture? Try our Quiz! We'll show you a structure and give you two cities to choose from.
- How Well Do You Know Your Flags?
You can easily point out the flag of your own country, but what about 20 other flags from around the world? See a flag, read the clues and click a match! Take our quiz now.
- Pick the Producer!
Do you know which country produces the most gold? What about the nation that provides the most silver? Test your knowledge now!
- Digging up a Sweet Find in Africa
Portfolio manager Evan Smith recently explored the Western part of sub-Saharan Africa, traveling to Kenema in Sierra Leone. Evan was able to tour the site of a cocoa plantation developed by London-based Agriterra, and shared his finds with us.
- Venture Inside a Treasure of Thailand
Thailand is a promising emerging market country, as it boasts a healthy GDP growth rate, one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world and low inflation. Tourism comprises a considerable amount of its economy, and one treasured spot for visitors, especially gold lovers, is the Grand Palace. Venture inside when you view our slideshow.