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Our Renewable Future Will Run On Copper

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The EV Industry Is Desperate For New Lithium Supply

Nov 25, 2021 at 09:56 | Irina Slav

The last time lithium prices went on a tear was a few years ago, spurred on by expectations of an EV revolution. At the time, the boom came…

Our Renewable Future Will Run On Copper

Nov 19, 2021 at 12:40 | ZeroHedge

Renewable energy is considered by some to be one of the most effective tools to reduce global carbon emissions and fight climate change. However, building technologies like solar…

The Global Energy Crunch Has Sent Steel Production Crashing

Oct 29, 2021 at 14:10 | Ag Metal Miner

Global crude steel production declined in September, marking the fourth straight month of month-over-month declines. Global crude steel production falls to 144.4 MT September global crude…

What’s Really Driving The Crazy Rally In Commodity Prices?

Oct 25, 2021 at 11:31 | Stuart Burns

Bulls are pointing to the surging metals prices as evidence a supercycle is alive and well. However, no one but a snake oil salesman would suggest…

China’s Power Crisis Could Have A Massive Impact On Aluminum Supply

Oct 22, 2021 at 14:02 | Ag Metal Miner

A timely post by the Financial Times covers the threat to the global auto industry as a result of the power crisis in…

Metals Shortage Likely To Continue Into The New Year

Oct 20, 2021 at 14:05 | Ag Metal Miner

Several factors are likely to see base metals continue to encounter supply constraints into 2022. Chief among them is demand, said Colin Hamilton, managing director of…

Copper Prices Dip As The Energy Crunch Sparks Demand Doubts

Oct 08, 2021 at 14:46 | Ag Metal Miner

The Copper Monthly Metals Index (MMI) fell 1.7%, as the copper demand picture could be set to weaken and the LME three-month and China primary cash…

The Commodities Driving The $173 Trillion Global Energy Transition

Sep 22, 2021 at 13:39 | Alex Kimani

The energy transition is in full swing, with electric vehicles supplanting gas guzzlers and solar panels and wind turbines replacing coal and oil as the world’s leading energy…

Record Copper Prices Are Threatening The Global Energy Transition

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:42 | Robert Rapier

The supply chain disruptions which marked the early months of the coronavirus pandemic have cast a long shadow. Once economies around the globe began to reopen in the…

Platinum Selloff Takes Centers Stage As Commodities Rebalance

Sep 17, 2021 at 12:11 | Alex Kimani

heavily thanks to a stronger USD as well as a looming taper in the Fed’s bond-buying program. In a virtual speech to the Fed’s annual Jackson…

The Top Two Commodities To Watch In The Short Term

Sep 10, 2021 at 11:34 | Alex Kimani

Commodities, and base metal, in particular, closed last week on a strong note, shrugging off China’s weaker-than-expected PMI reading. A softer U.S. Dollar provided support, as did dovish…

Commodities Control The Market In 2021

Sep 06, 2021 at 11:52 | ZeroHedge

2021 has been a harder year for many investors than the headline indices imply. It’s been a year where ‘ESG’ and ‘Quant’ remain key structural trends in the…

The Taliban Is Sitting On $1 Trillion In Natural Resources

Aug 24, 2021 at 10:17 | Irina Slav

The international outrage over the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan still hasn’t subsided. But another issue is rising to prominence: the troubled country’s mineral wealth—mineral wealth that could lead…

En+ Sees $6.5 Billion Revenue Boost On Commodity Price Surge

Aug 20, 2021 at 12:37 | City A.M

Energy and metals group En+ has reaped the benefits of the pandemic-induced commodity price surge as its revenue has jumped to $6.5bn in the past six months.

Deep Sea Mining Is An $8 Trillion Opportunity

Aug 16, 2021 at 11:50 | ZeroHedge

The mining sector has been one of the biggest beneficiaries in the COVID-19 recovery. Several countries’ recovery packages have ignited demand for commodities like copper, iron…

Why Many Commodities Are Still Undervalued

Aug 10, 2021 at 11:34 | ZeroHedge

Exactly a year ago, I wrote a blog post titled, “A Generational Opportunity In Commodities?” arguing the bullish case for things like

China’s Commodity Stockpiles Remain A Complete Mystery

Aug 06, 2021 at 13:17 | Tsvetana Paraskova

China has been trying to cool surging commodity prices by releasing inventory from its strategic reserves. The higher prices of oil, coal and metals have raised manufacturing costs,…

China’s Industrial Slowdown Could Kill The Commodity Rally

Aug 04, 2021 at 12:19 | Tsvetana Paraskova

One of the biggest drivers of the surge in metals prices this year, the world’s top commodity consumer China, is showing signs of a slowdown in demand, which…

A "Permanent" Lithium Shortage Is Looming

Jul 06, 2021 at 12:31 | Irina Slav

The number of warnings for new commodity shortages amid the energy transitions has just grown by two: Macquarie Bank and Credit Suisse recently warned investment clients that the…

Analysts At Odds Over Where Commodity Prices Will Head From Here

Jun 23, 2021 at 11:35 | ZeroHedge

Some commodities have taken a beating over the last week after the Federal Reserve signaled for interest-rate increases, a rising dollar, and China's efforts to slow inflation. The…

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