The Key Catalysts That Could Lead to Another Lithium Market Boom

The lithium market could benefit from a Joe Biden victory, noted Albemarle Corp. CEO Kent Masters, as quoted by Bloomberg. “There’s the incentives, and the emphasis that’s put on electrification and EVs around that.  The market side of it would be more favorable with Biden.” In addition, according to Goldman Sachs analyst, Mark Delaney, a … Continue reading “The Key Catalysts That Could Lead to Another Lithium Market Boom”

The Top Reasons Gold Prices Could Be Heading Higher

Analysts remain bullish on gold. UBS for example believes gold could run even further and remain high “for longer than expected” on global uncertainty, as noted by CNBC. The analyst added the firm raised its forecast for gold next year from $1,850 to $2,100.  “An environment of negative real interest rates and global uncertainties, such … Continue reading “The Top Reasons Gold Prices Could Be Heading Higher”

Three of the Top Small-Cap Oil Trades for 2019

Since October 2018, fear sent oil prices from $75 to $42.50. All thanks to oversupply issues, a strong U.S. dollar, and trade war fears. However, oil prices are now starting to recover. One, we could see an end to the trade war shortly. Two, the U.S. dollar is showing signs of weakness.  Three, Saudi Arabia … Continue reading “Three of the Top Small-Cap Oil Trades for 2019”

A Small Cap Opportunity on an Oil Recovery

Oil prices have been cut in half. All thanks in large part to oversupply, trade war fears, and a stronger dollar. However, according to Goldman Sachs, oil prices could swing higher. “Core-OPEC producers are adopting a shock and awe strategy, and exceeding their cut commitment,” says Goldman Sachs, as quoted by Bloomberg. “Disruptions have increased … Continue reading “A Small Cap Opportunity on an Oil Recovery”

Trade War Truce: Why Investors Should Remain Cautious

The trade war ceasefire between the U.S. and China set off quite a rally. On Monday, the Dow Jones rocketed 330 points. The NASDAQ gained 117. The S&P 500 was up as much as 33. And the small-cap Russell 2000 picked up another 10 points on the day. Even major exchanges in Hong Kong and … Continue reading “Trade War Truce: Why Investors Should Remain Cautious”