Mining has seen few advances in the last half-century. Most dangerous jobs are still done by humans. But now one company is challenging this dated paradigm.
While tariffs are being tossed around like chips in diplomatic talks, businesses and people are facing real consequences.
Americans have a love affair with trucks. And this automaker is looking to spice up the electric-vehicle world by offering the first electric truck.
Utilities are emerging as a safe haven. In the last six months, the SPDR Utilities Index returned 8%. That compares to the S&P 500 Index’s loss of 2.4%.
The flurry of sales on ribs isn’t an accident. It’s a side effect of the tit-for-tat tariff match between the U.S. and China.
If you don’t know the Law of the Vital Few, you should. Also known as the 80/20 rule, it states that 80% of an effect comes from 20% of the causes. Managers are very familiar with this law. Their top few workers deliver the lion’s share of results. Economists point to the fact that a […]
Officials in the Northeast are pushing for renewable sources like wind and water. But energy plans are often thwarted by a “not in my backyard” mentality
Using cells from livestock, scientists can grow meat in a lab. This is the latest development in science’s disruption of the food industry.
With fall in the air, hedge funds have winter on their minds. Low natural gas stores are shaping up to be one of their biggest holiday bets.
“Gold bugs” came into 2018 hopeful that this would be a comeback year. What followed was a year of defeat. Gold fell nearly 6%.
Few were predicting higher oil prices. Savvy investors knew that this pessimism would be short-lived. Prices went on to rally 21% in six weeks.
“Record supplies” is all that needs to be said to turn off most resource speculators. But the story here is not as straightforward as it seems.
Mines take several years to develop and bring into production. That’s why Chinese miners are positioning themselves for long-term success.
While the disruption in soy is well-covered by the media, the knock-on effects of the trade war will breathe new life into the struggling sugar sector.
Lithium prices in China are tanking. Prices are down nearly 50% since the first quarter. That is echoing through world markets.
The U.N. is forcing out the high-sulfur bunker fuel that ships ran on for the better part of a century. There are a few clean energy options for shipowners.
Nutrien is a $34 billion potash and nitrogen producer. Over the next year, Nutrien looks well positioned to capture more of the market and grow earnings.
The American energy revolution is showing promising signs. After years of weak oil prices, the energy sector is seeing a revival with oil over $60 a barrel.
It’s not surprising then that miners are trigger-shy about buying new projects. Instead, they are turning to buybacks to appease shareholders.
The U.S. agriculture sector is caught in the crosshairs of a geopolitical trade war. Farmers are facing mounting uncertainty with limited options.
Gold is a great hedge against inflation. And right now, gold is unloved and on sale. For contrarian investors, this is the perfect buying opportunity.
We need to understand Wall Street’s take on copper before we know whether this is an opportunity to invest or a warning to get out.
Severe storms can topple homes and structures. But this year I’m not just stocking up on supplies — I’m adding positions to my portfolio.
In November 2016, OPEC announced cuts to oil production. Now, a year and a half after the production cuts, the organization has accomplished its goal.
Uranium production for the first quarter of 2018 is down 50% from a year prior. Tightening supply and higher demand hint at higher prices, but the market still has a way to go.
This monumental shift will be the most dramatic in over 100 years, maybe even more so than when ships switched from coal to oil.
For thousands of years, gold was money. More important, the world still views gold as an insurance policy against financial troubles.
Solar has been the future of energy for over a decade, but it has struggled to deliver power today. And there’s a mix of reasons for falling sales.
Investors fear that soy prices will suffer from a possible trade war with China. Yet, there is reason to be bullish about the world’s most popular bean.
Coal’s days as the leading energy source for America are over. A different energy source promises to reduce pollution and provide energy independence for America.
The popularity of diesel cars spiked with the promise of clean emissions. That was until 2015, when Volkswagen admitted to lying about its diesel cars’ emissions.