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Graphite Mining Stocks

Written by Nick Hodge
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.

Algae Biomass in Brazil

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted July 24, 2012

An innovative algae company is teaming up with a Brazilian ethanol producer in a $9.8 million biofuel project.

Not Enough Oil

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted July 21, 2012

Saying there's plenty of oil is like saying the integrity of LIBOR is fine.

Water Storage for Fracking

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted July 18, 2012

GreenHunter Water services the Utica and Marcellus shale, and its newly-expanded storage plant will widen its influence.

Investing in Coal Stocks

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted June 5, 2012

While we'll only start using more coal in the U.S. if natural gas prices rise, the rest of the world will be using more either way. This is one of the reasons why, yes, it's time to start buying coal stocks.

Graphite Investments

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted May 30, 2012

It's been called a "miracle material" and "the newest next big thing" by scientists and market analysts alike. But more important than what it can do for energy and technology is what it's going to do for investors.

China Sets Up Rare Earth Cartel Amid WTO Investigation

Written by Brian Hicks
Posted April 12, 2012

China launches 155-member consortium to regulate rare earths sector while under investigation by the WTO.

U.S. Farmers Plant Record Number of Corn in Attempt To Offest High Prices

Written by Brian Hicks
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.

Your Guide to Financial Autonomy

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted March 13, 2012

Editor Nick Hodge offers a few quick stories to help you focus on the goal of financial autonomy and be prepared when chance comes knocking.

Rare Earth Investment Opportunity

Written by Jeff Siegel
Posted March 12, 2012

Thanks to M.I.T. researchers, we know exactly which mining stock we want to buy next.

Nick Hodge's Energy Investments

Written by Nick Hodge
Posted February 14, 2012

Over the past few years, as the Dow has whipsawed from over 14,000 to below 7,000 and everywhere in between, I've actually made some decent money...