Rick Mills: Which Stocks Will Win Race to Feed a Power-Hungry World?

Uranium and potash prices seem to be inversely correlated lately: As potash prices reach their highest levels, uranium prices have suffered. But Richard (Rick) Mills, host of Ahead of the Herd online and editor of the Ahead of the Herd newsletter, believes the prospects for both industries are bright. In this exclusive interview . . . → Read More: Rick Mills: Which Stocks Will Win Race to Feed a Power-Hungry World?

“If I was in Pittsburgh, I would have a guaranteed job”

Whether true or not, just the fact that this is someone’s perception out there is pretty amazing.  From the Philadelphia Inquirer today is a young diasporan’s comment: “”If I was in Pittsburgh, I would have a guaranteed job,”  When was the last period anyone even thought such a thing, let alone said it out . . . → Read More: “If I was in Pittsburgh, I would have a guaranteed job”

Jim Powell: Meeting the Critical Metals Demand

Is there a clear path to meeting growing global critical metals demand? An important first step, according to Laurentian Bank Securities’ Technology and Strategic Metals Analyst Jim Powell, would be to establish supply sources that aren’t concentrated in a single country—particularly one that isn’t inclined to share its resources with the rest of . . . → Read More: Jim Powell: Meeting the Critical Metals Demand

Economic Events on June 29, 2011

The Mortgage Bankers’ Association purchase index will be released at 7:00 AM EDT, providing an update on the quantity of new mortgages and refinancings closed in the last week.

At 10:00 AM EDT, the value of the pending home sales index for May will be announced.

At 10:30 AM EDT, the weekly Energy Information . . . → Read More: Economic Events on June 29, 2011