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Profit From The Renewable Energy Boom

| January 16, 2018 | 0 Comments
Profit From The Renewable Energy Boom

The first time I saw a wind turbine was on a drive from Cincinnati, Ohio, to Madison, Wisconsin. My husband and I were moving to Wisconsin for a new job opportunity many years ago. (We later reconsidered after our first polar vortex.) The wind turbines were visible from the road, towering over flat fields in […]

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Why An Oil Price Surge Could Pop “The Everything Bubble”

| December 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Why An Oil Price Surge Could Pop “The Everything Bubble”

When it comes to the story we’re being told about America’s rosy oil prospects, we’re being swindled. At its core, the swindle is this: The shale industry’s oil production forecasts are vastly overstated. Swindle:  Noun  – A fraudulent scheme or action. And the swindle is not just affecting the US.  It’s badly distorted everything from current […]

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Worse Than The 2008 Crisis?

| December 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
Worse Than The 2008 Crisis?

When it seems like all the odds are against you, and failure is your only option, which of these options do you choose: If at first you don’t succeed … you run as far away as possible. You hold on and keep trying until you succeed. If you’re like me, you opt for No. 2 […]

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Drilling In ANWR Is Not An Inherently Bad Idea

| December 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Drilling In ANWR Is Not An Inherently Bad Idea

Last week, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources debated Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski’s proposal to establish a competitive energy resource leasing and development program within a sliver of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) known as the 1002 area. In simple terms, the committee deliberated over the question should we drill. Rather than asking, “Should we drill?” I […]

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Tesla Electric Truck: What We Know So Far

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tesla Electric Truck: What We Know So Far

Yesterday evening the Tesla electric truck was unveiled during a live-streamed event at their design studio in California. Tesla have named the truck ‘Semi’, and claim that it is the safest, most comfortable truck ever. With four independent motors providing maximum power and acceleration while still requiring the lowest energy cost per mile. Elon Musk has arguably been […]

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Gold Hits Lowest Point In 9 Years

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gold Hits Lowest Point In 9 Years

This week, the World Gold Council announced that the third quarter demand for gold has hit its lowest point since the third quarter of 2009. The final reading was for 915 metric tons, as seen in this graph: This shockingly low worldwide gold demand largely stems from the low demand coming out of India, which has seen a meager […]

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Combining Bitcoin With Gold

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Combining Bitcoin With Gold

The Bitcoin system has the great virtue of securely sending value directly from stranger to stranger. It is open to anyone, anywhere in the world. The sender does not need to trust the recipient, nor any bank or other institution, to accurately record the transfer. The Bitcoin “blockchain” provides a readily consulted online public ledger […]

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How To Choose Between Gold And Silver When It’s Time To Sell?

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To Choose Between Gold And Silver When It’s Time To Sell?

Our analyst recently conducted a personal experiment regarding his needs to sell precious metals. He needed to sell some long-term precious metals holdings to use for some surprise business expenses. He found himself wondering if he should sell these holdings now, with the market prices where they are worrying that they might rise after selling. […]

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Car Manufacturers Are Electrifying Copper, “The Metal Of The Future”

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Car Manufacturers Are Electrifying Copper, “The Metal Of The Future”

As many of you know, copper is often seen as an indicator of economic health, historically falling when overall manufacturing and construction is in contraction mode, rising in times of expansion. That appears to be the case today. Currently trading above $3 a pound, “Doctor Copper” is up close to 28 percent year-to-date and far […]

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Will This “OPEC” Strategy Help Boost Uranium Prices Next Year?

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Will This “OPEC” Strategy Help Boost Uranium Prices Next Year?

Small but very critical item in the uranium space this week. Suggesting that the world’s largest producing nation may be about to take drastic action in propping up faltering prices. That’s Kazakhstan — the world’s reigning champ for uranium output the last several years. Where officials said they may move to further cut production in […]

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