Thursday , 29 February 2024

Lorimer Wilson

Is A New Commodity Supercycle Already Up and Running?

A “commodity supercycle” is commonly described as a period of consistent and sustained price increases lasting more than five years, and in some cases, decades...Supercycles occur because of the long lag between commodity price signals and changes in supply. While each commodity is different, the following is a rundown of a typical boom-bust cycle:

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Shift From U.S. Dollar As World Reserve Currency Underway (+93K Views)

Today, more than 60% of all foreign currency reserves in the world are in U.S. dollars - but there are big changes on the horizon...Some of the biggest economies on earth have been making agreements with each other to move away from using the U.S. dollar in international trade...[and this shift] is going to have massive implications for the U.S. economy. [Let me explain what is underway.] Words: 1583

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International Comparison of Retirement Ages

At what age does the average person retire in high-income countries? How long is the average period of retirement? The OECD collects this information. Here's a trimmed down table with a selection of countries.

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A Ranking Of America’s Trading Partners

Given that the U.S. has trade relations with more than 200 countries, regions, and territories, the infographic in this article makes trade relationships easier to understand, ranking the biggest trading partners of the U.S. in terms of goods trade alongside the value of exports and imports.

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36 Companies Researching 10 Psychedelic Substances

This article identifies the 10 psychedelic substances undergoing extensive research, those with the most therapeutic and commercial potential and the companies that are most involved in such research to help you decide which offer the best investment opportunities. 

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GLD vs. PHYS: Which Is the Best Gold Trust & Why? (+26K Views)

Some investors might not be aware that SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) does not, in ordinary circumstances, allow for the redemption of physical gold while the Sprott Physical Gold Trust (PHYS) has the unique property of allowing investors to trade in their shares for physical gold deliveries. This article takes a look at the performance, liquidity and purpose of each to determine which is best under which circumstances.

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