Posted November 28, 2012
Instead of using factories, production lines, multiple pieces of million-dollar equipment, and then shipping products around the globe... these companies make printers that manufacture almost any product imaginable.
Posted November 9, 2012
A closer look at coal's post-election sell-off — and how investors can limit their risk.
Posted October 4, 2012
The war on drugs has cost us one trillion dollars and counting.
Posted September 19, 2012
Why is a piece of sixty-four-year-old cardboard worth so much money? The obvious answer is that it's worth what someone is willing to pay.
Posted August 27, 2012
As the fracking boom adds to the pressure for more freshwater, desalination could be the answer...
Posted August 23, 2012
Nuclear power plants require uranium to function. Seawater holds four billion tons.
Posted August 13, 2012
Spain actually has the highest rate of home ownership in the euro zone after Estonia and Slovakia. Even higher than the US. Here is a lesson in how to sell properties in Spain.
Posted July 25, 2012
Once the world realized graphite was in the same position as rare earths (that demand was rising and will continue to rise, but supply was controlled by the Chinese), prices took off quickly.
Posted July 24, 2012
An innovative algae company is teaming up with a Brazilian ethanol producer in a $9.8 million biofuel project.
Posted May 10, 2012
West Virginians vote for a convicted felon over America's current president to send a powerful message to the Obama administration's about its alleged "war on coal mining."
Posted April 24, 2012
Outside our retina scan-protected borders there's this crazy thing called the rest of the world. It still burns coal... a lot of it.
Posted April 19, 2012
Shrinking domestic demand, brought on by strict U.S. regulations and competition from cheap natural gas, coupled with dwindling European imports, has caused many U.S. coal sellers to mark Asia as their new primary consumer market.
Posted April 18, 2012
A new OPEC has been unveiled. It's been put together by the Chinese to further manipulate the supply of critical rare earth metals.
Posted April 3, 2012
How the newest EPA ruling may drive our coal production to China, and why investors can find new profits in natural gas...
Posted March 30, 2012
In order to avoid a shortage, farmers are expected to plant 95.9 million acres of corn this spring, 4% more than what was planted a year go and the highest since 1937, when 97.2 million acres were planted.