Thursday , 20 January 2022

Investing

New Discoveries Insufficient to Avoid Peak Oil (+2K Views)

The imbalance between oil demand and supply is likely to result in a decade long upward trajectory in energy prices, marked by volatility. The world is going to be running short of oil production in the not too distant future and these new discoveries don’t change that reality. Words: 2032

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Hold On! What’s the Difference Between HOLDRS and ETFs? (2K Views)

HOLDRS, an acronym for HOLding Company Depository ReceiptS are essentially a basket of stocks that cover different market sectors. Buy the appropriate HOLDRS and you get exposure to the desired industry, just like an ETF but with one major difference -HOLDRS cannot add new stocks to their portfolio. Words: 732

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Tantalum: How Tantalizing (+2K Views)

From what we know about the many and growing market applications for tantalum, the impending supply shortage of tantalum, the present low price for tantalum and the historic high price tantalum commanded just a few years ago it is evident that the future price of tantalum has no where to go but up – big time! Words: 624

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Zweig: How Best to Invest in Times Such as These

What is surprising to me these days is how quickly investor mindset has shifted from the sheer uncontrolled fear they felt in October or November of 2008 or March of 2009. People seem to have completely forgotten how terrified they felt a few months ago. They have forgotten that they made impulsive decisions; that they made big decisions when they should have been making small ones; that, instead of making incremental adjustments to portfolios, instead of rebalancing at the margin, they bailed out of asset classes entirely or moved completely into cash. That's very troubling to me and it suggests that we're nowhere near out of the woods. It worries me so much I think we're probably in for another big surprise before we have a full recovery. Words: 1489

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What is Shale Oil? (+2K Views)

People often say: “You can’t squeeze blood from a stone.” However that’s exactly what shale oil is. An alternative fuel, created by squeezing our planet’s proverbial “Life Blood” out of rock. Words: 1066

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