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The lithium market recovers its poise, as demand soars and prices rise

Lithium prices hit a cyclical low in 2020, driven by low capital intensity hard rock projects in Australia springing up and overwhelming the market. However, in recent months, lithium carbonate and lithium hydroxide prices have been surging higher. Battery grade and technical grade lithium carbonate prices began to rally strongly as Chinese buyers paid up, […]

What Investment Strategies Are Being Used By People With Trillions of Dollar Are Buying During Covid-19

Hotels, pipelines, convenience stores and automaker bonds – are among the assets being bought by some of the world’s biggest asset managers as they look for value investment strategies in a world thrown into turmoil by the coronavirus pandemic. These folk need to (and can afford to take a long-term view) on the their decisions. […]

China Tech

The Unicorns of China Tech Continue to March On and On! Tencent , Alibaba and Baidu have proven a tremendous success after IPO’s   – 3 more are coming! Science and technology have developed rapidly in China during the 1990s to 2010s. The Chinese government has placed emphasis through funding, reform, and societal status on science and technology as a fundamental […]

Don’t Fall Into the Past Performance Trap When Investing

New page from Phil with an article which should be everybody’s finance 101! Past performance is no guarantee of future results. That’s an often repeated phrase in investing. Investors, however, seem to be of a different mind. Basing your investment strategy on past performance (especially recent performance) can easily backfire. Annualised rates of return mask […]

Food for thought

Some Financially Related Quotations; “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbour, catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” -Mark Twain “It takes 20 years to build […]