Sports Memorabilia Investments - a Thin Line Separates a Home Run From a Strike Out
So how much would you pay to own the boxing gloves worn by Ali or Frazier that day? What would its worth be to a collector today? – ‘Priceless.’ A funny word that the term priceless tends to come into play when the historic or sentimental value of an object far outweighs its intrinsic value. An object whose worth truly lies in the eyes of the beholder.
Climate Change and the Impending Healthcare Crisis
So much for tariff talks with China. It’s humbling to note how Mother Nature can upend our entire world view in so short a time. The tragic crisis affecting millions across China and threatening the rest of the world, should act as a long overdue wakeup call to mankind about the healthcare cost of climate change.
Investing in Climate Change: Profiting the Right Way
To be honest it shouldn’t matter where you stand on the climate change debate, the way I see it these are words that we should all take seriously, if for no other reason just in case. It is a call to action that we ignore at our own peril and that of untold future generations to come.
Investing in an Economic Downturn
Yes, there is a downturn in the Global economy, numerous factors are combining together in what seems like a perfect storm of negativity to depress the global economy and quell even the hardiest of investors from any attempts at risk taking. Nothing could, or may I say should, be farther from the truth.
Why Gold Is Your Best Bet in This Economy
In this last quarter, the rapid rise in gold prices has got everyone talking. A slew of factors are combining to create the perfect storm in favor of Gold, and if you haven’t looked at Gold yet, you’re missing out big time.
Christmas Comes Early to Rare Earth Miners
And so the saga continues, China holds the threat of withdrawing REMs from the US, threatening to undermine global supply chains. These threats translated into action when China last week increased the import duties on ores and concentrates to 25%.
Rare Earths and Rarer Good Sense
China did not just threaten to cut off the supply of rare earth minerals to the US? REMs are one of the few commodities on which the U.S. has not placed any extra import duties. Now they want to stop supplying it?
The Russian Gambit!
From sticks and stones to nerve agents and nukes, there is nothing, absolutely no other endeavor that humans have worked on with such dedication since the dawn of time - which has seen so many resources invested upon, money thrown to develop, invent, and innovate - as the art of killing their fellow human beings with greater efficiency.
When a Million Dollar Missile Threatens a Trillion Dollar Economy
At the moment there are only twelve countries and the EU which have space agencies with the proven capability to send satellites to outer space, of which NASA is the clear leader. All of whom subsist on Government funds and subsidies.
Palladium – More precious than Gold!
The market for palladium turned heads this year when it outperformed gold. China is driving this rally up, and there are no signs of it slowing down.
Cybersecurity and the World of Tomorrow
Once upon a time in 1948, a country was born. The birth of this country wasn’t an easy one and is still fraught with challenges from her neighbors. This country is Israel. However, given her relatively short history, this country has proved to be a tough cookie to crack.
Uranium, Not So Radioactive Anymore!
50, 150, and 300 – Number of civilian nuclear power plants under construction, on order, and planned, respectively, which according to the World Nuclear Association are going to be looking for long-term Uranium contracts these coming decades.
A Silver Lining in Our Futures
Steuern! I always liked that word, it seems to exude a no nonsense seriousness. It’s a German verb meaning Control, or to be in control of, something that seems to have been singularly lacking in the markets these last few days.
Cannabis and the Next Big Bubble
CBD, a three-letter word that has slowly been creeping into our visionary space. Yet, just like Bitcoin, it is an elusive money-making machine. To the converted, it is a miracle drug that fits a very tight space between a rock and a hard place. It is legal, accessible and most importantly, it works!
Western Medicine by Eastern Wealth: Chinese VCs Invest in US Healthcare Startups
Back in the late 80s I remember reading an article, a puff piece really, glorifying universal healthcare in China. It mentioned barefoot doctors in every village working for the poor and not for profit, the beautiful synergy between western medicine (bad) and ancient Chinese medicine (good).