Gold may steal the spotlight when it comes to investing in metals, but there is also silver. And let's not forget "Dr. Copper" -- so named because of its uncanny ability to predict the broad economy. And then -- there are gold stocks, platinum, palladium and aluminum (or aluminum, if you live across the pond). All of these are biggies, and here are some free resources to help you navigate them.
On October 16, palladium prices soared above $1000 per ounce for the first time since 2001. Ten months earlier, our Metals Pro Service foresaw the metal "rising through 1000" -- see why.