The Covid-induced supply chain nightmare has shut down production lines for lack of the computer chips needed to make cars these days and served as another wakeup call to American businesses to bring production capabilities back onshore. Reshoring and investments in America will provide new opportunities.
Fifty years ago China was an agrarian society and today it is the largest industrial power in the world. Fifty years ago China was preoccupied with walling itself off from the world and today it is seeking influence and power across the length and breadth of the world. The problem as seen from the viewpoints of many countries is that China seeks to dominate and control instead of working with other nations. The ten year risk from China to your investing has to do with China’s power peaking and the possibility that its aging leader, Xi Jinping, will believe that […]
We see a ten year risk from China to your investing. How did this come about, what are the possible outcomes, and how can you adjust your investing to survive and profit.
Electric vehicle battery issues came to mind as we read a recent article in The New York Times about Tesla’s efforts to secure a supply of nickel for its batteries. Nickel is added to lithium batteries to enhance performance at lower cost according to the Nickel Institute.
Are we seeing the beginnings of a Joe Manchin stock market crash? In case you missed the news, the stock market took a pre-Christmas hit when Senator Joe Manchin announced that he could not support President Biden’s Build Back Better plan when he spoke on a Sunday Fox News broadcast.
There are also lots of potential pitfalls when investing offshore. So, are you missing out on emerging markets or are you best off simply ignoring them.
China and Russia have cut off exports to make sure that their own farmers have enough supplies for domestic crops. And, if farmers and whole countries can get the necessary urea, potash, and more than twenty other fertilizers, prices are up substantially. This brings us to ask the question, are fertilizer companies good investments?