Commodities

Commodities play a huge part in the tech industry. From the silver used in solar panels to the lithium used in next generation batteries, the tech industry depends significantly on the resources of the natural world. With increasing demand and adoption rates of new technology, supply issues could present investors with a unique opportunity to profit.

The higher oil prices go, the more doomed oil is. High oil prices lead people to consider alternatives; this “moonshot” technology could send oil to zero.
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The war on drugs, it seems, is almost over. And big tobacco has been waiting almost half a century to collect the spoils. Just how big could this market be?
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The helium-3 market could transform world energy systems, but it’s currently tricky to call, and to invest. Get it right and, the payoffs would be enormous.
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Whether you’re a committed stoner or a straight-laced business person, the investment opportunities are clear: it’s an ideal time to buy stocks in cannabis.
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Latest Commodities articles

It’s 1933 (all over again)

“I think this would be a good time for a beer.” So said US president Franklin Roosevelt in 1933, as prohibition in the US ended at last. The country had been “dry” for 13 years. The re-legalisation brought about major…

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What’s happening to the oil price?

If you’ve seen the news about oil soaring 10% earlier in the week and you’re looking for the answer, here it is: Opec. The cartel of oil producing nations managed to surprise the market by agreeing to cut output by…

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Graphene: the miracle material

Our period in history is defined by the materials our world is made of. My grandparents grew up in the age of steel. My parents saw reinforced concrete become mainstream. I grew up surrounded by plastics. Now, we’re starting to…

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