Jonathan Lee: Companies Positioned to Grow with Exploding Lithium Demand

Lithium continues to be in high demand as battery application growth outpaces the economy. In this exclusive interview with The Energy Report, Jonathan Lee of Byron Capital calls on his engineering and manufacturing background to explain the factors shaping the evolution of this growing market. He also brings us up to date on . . . → Read More: Jonathan Lee: Companies Positioned to Grow with Exploding Lithium Demand

Reality Shining Through

BofA is apparently forecasting another downgrade:

The United States will likely suffer the loss of its triple-A credit rating from another major rating agency by the end of this year due to concerns over the deficit, Bank of America Merrill Lynch forecasts.

The trigger would be a likely failure by Congress to agree on . . . → Read More: Reality Shining Through

Ghosts of Henry George

So it’s not quite the same thing, but I note today’s news that Bill P. is promoting a new form of tax abatement on commerical and industrial development in the city of Pittsburgh if the news account has that right.

Is the goal to encourage more industry in Pittsburgh (the city proper) or to . . . → Read More: Ghosts of Henry George

Economic Events on October 26, 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 8:30 AM EDT, the Durable Goods Orders report for September will be released. The consensus is that there was a decrease of 1.0% from . . . → Read More: Economic Events on October 26, 2011