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Alex Kimani

Contributor since: 28 Jan 2019

Alex Kimani

Alex Kimani is a veteran finance writer, investor, engineer and researcher for Safehaven.com. 

Latest articles from Alex

  • The Best Way To Invest In The Energy Sector In 2020

    Published 08 December 2019 | viewed 17,193 times

    A record number of energy companies filing for bankruptcy coupled with poor performance by the industry in 2019 has made it incredibly hard to find…

  • Powering The $1 Trillion Black Friday Shopping Spree

    Published 28 November 2019 | viewed 14,197 times

    The famous trifecta of American holidays is already knocking at the door: Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It forebodes a massive amount of food,…

  • Is Big Oil’s Plastic Gamble A Misfire?

    Published 23 November 2019 | viewed 32,284 times

    The oil industry is no stranger to constant criticism and ire, getting more than its fair share of stick for its role in climate change…

  • The 5 Most Promising Foreign Oil Stocks

    Published 17 November 2019 | viewed 12,987 times

    With U.S. energy companies enduring another torrid year, foreign oil stocks are looking increasingly attractive for local investors.  One of their big draws: Many non-US…

  • A Bear’s Guide To Oil Markets

    Published 12 November 2019 | viewed 33,060 times

    Oil trades have not exactly shot the lights out this year. With the bulls getting kicked more times than a pigskin at the Super Bowl…

  • A Bull’s Guide To Oil Markets

    Published 11 November 2019 | viewed 47,164 times

    Hedge funds know something you don’t: There are still reasons to be bullish about oil.  Right now, there’s nothing moving the oil price needle in…

  • Is Cold Fusion Making A Comeback?

    Published 04 November 2019 | viewed 11,625 times

    Three decades ago, we threw cold fusion in the sci-fi trash bin. But if the idea was so outrageous, why is a multi-billion-dollar defense company…

  • What Broke The Bond Between Oil And Gold?

    Published 03 November 2019 | viewed 30,738 times

    For decades, two of the world’s most-watched commodities, oil and gold, have typically moved in tandem. But lately, gold has been on steroids while oil…

  • The Worst Oil Trades Ever Made

    Published 29 October 2019 | viewed 19,021 times

    It’s a poorly kept secret that honesty is the rarest commodity in financial circles. Greed, insider dealings, questionable ethics and all manner of corporate malfeasance…

  • How The Internet Is Killing The Planet

    Published 28 October 2019 | viewed 18,538 times

    Beyond the painfully obvious plight of a planet addicted to fossil fuels, climate change has another bogeyman that few--with the possible exception of Keanu Reeves--would…

  • Five Oil Billionaires Living The American Dream

    Published 24 October 2019 | viewed 21,927 times

    Nothing has defined the American Dream more succinctly than oil wealth. This isn’t Saudi Arabia, where princes inherit the wealth of their kingdom based on…

  • The 4 Oil Stocks You Should Have Bought In January

    Published 22 October 2019 | viewed 32,711 times

    Despite a tough year in oil markets, a handful of small-cap energy stocks have seen year-to-date returns of up to triple-digit percentages. But finding these…

  • The Holy Grail Of Energy Is Finally Within Reach

    Published 21 October 2019 | viewed 191,234 times

    Theoretically, two lone nuclear reactors running on small pellets could power the entire planet, safely and cleanly. That’s the promise of nuclear fusion. So, why…

  • The Best Way To Invest In Modern Day Oil Exploration

    Published 20 October 2019 | viewed 19,706 times

    Although modern oil companies operate in a very different world from that of the villainous oil baron JR Ewing, the fictional Texan character can still…

  • The Complete History Of Oil Markets

    Published 14 October 2019 | viewed 26,543 times

    Like most other commodities in the markets, crude oil prices have routinely experienced wild price swings alternating between times of great shortages, high demand and…

  • Energy Funds Hammered In Ultra-Volatile Oil Markets

    Published 13 October 2019 | viewed 13,786 times

    Hedge funds aren’t exactly batting 1,000 these days. And when it comes to their energy bets, it’s largely been a crash-and-burn story. This year is…

  • An Energy Blackhole? The Dirty Truth About Bitcoin Mining

    Published 08 October 2019 | viewed 18,247 times

    This year’s bitcoin bull run has coincided with record levels of mining activity--in fact, it’s seen an 800% increase since $20,000 peak to 84 quintillion…

  • Expect More Bearish News For Oil

    Published 09 June 2019 | viewed 22,507 times

    Pop goes the weasel. How quickly things can change in the oil market. In less than two months, the oil outlook has swung from strongly…

  • Renewables Are Set To Outprice Oil & Gas By 2020

    Published 30 May 2019 | viewed 52,754 times

    Moore’s Law might be dead, but Swanson’s Law remains alive and well. Swanson’s Law is the observation that solar PV panels tend to become 20…

  • Rare Earth Metals: China’s ‘Nuclear Option’ In The Trade War

    Published 26 May 2019 | viewed 42,816 times

    A simple visit to an obscure factory by Chinese President Xi on Monday is all it took to raise the specter that China could be…

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