Jonathan Lee: Lithium Powers the Green Revolution

Demand for lithium, a super-light, yet super-charged metal used in batteries, has been slowly rebounding from a dip in 2009. Main players in the space are planning to expand and new market entrants are on the horizon. But which are poised to benefit if there is a glut in . . . → Read More: Jonathan Lee: Lithium Powers the Green Revolution

La Estancia De Cafayate The Great Life Hedge In Salta Argentina

La Estancia De Cafayate is a unique life hedge, even a modern day Galt’s Gulch, located in Salta, Argentina. This is the dream project of ‘The International Man’ Doug Casey who partnered with Former Salta Governor and current Argentine Senator Juan Carlos Romero. If you are considering a life hedge, given the quality of . . . → Read More: La Estancia De Cafayate – The Great Life Hedge In Salta Argentina

Ambivalent about taking delivery

So “Tocqueville Gold Fund manager John Hathaway was ambivalent about the necessity for the University of Texas’ endowment to take delivery of its gold investment” according to GATA. Of course he is, the last thing gold fund managers want is institutional investors realising that they can store gold themselves for 0.10%.

To be fair, Tocqueville only . . . → Read More: Ambivalent About Taking Delivery

Economic Events on April 20, 2011

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index was released at 7:00 AM EDT, and there was a week to week increase of 10.0% in the Purchase Index and a week to week increase of 2.7% in the Refinance Index.

At 10:00 AM EDT, the Existing Home Sales report for March will be released.  The consensus . . . → Read More: Economic Events on April 20, 2011