The modern world relies on a supply of certain exotic metals. And China is sitting on top of most of them. Eoin Gleeson reports on the sector, and picks the best companies to invest in.
Articles written by Eoin Gleeson
The smell of trade war is suddenly in the air, says the Wall Street Journal. Last Friday night, Barack Obama make a shock move by slapping a 35% tariff on imports of Chinese tyres. And Beijing is incensed. The Chinese are threatening to retaliate by taking their anger out on US chickens and auto parts. Well done Mr Obama, says today’s editorial, “America now has its first protectionist President since Herbert Hoover”.
Growing trade between Asia and the Middle East has meant new routes for airlines and fresh demand for aeroplanes. And in air transport, the key metal is titanium. Eoin Gleeson looks at the sector and explains how you can get in on the start of a new boom in the metal.
Genetics is continuing to revolutionise medicine, and is throwing up some exciting investment opportunities. Eoin Gleeson examines the sector, and picks the best way to cash in.
Electronic waste is the fastest-growing form of rubbish worldwide. And with world governments clamping down on the disposal of used electrical items, it’s becoming a very lucrative business. Eoin Gleeson looks into the sector, and picks the best company to invest in now.
A fall in demand for solar panels and growth in production facilities heralds a price war in the solar power business as the industry struggles to compete with the cost of coal. Eoin Gleeson looks at the solar power industry, and picks one key stock to watch.
Britain currently imports 40% of its gas – much of it from Russia. Soon that will rise to 80%. And unless we invest heavily in energy security, we will be at the mercy of geopolitical whim. Eoin Gleeson examines the gas storage industry, and picks the best bet in the sector.
Electric cars have been a long time in the making – but now they could be set to take off as they are poised to go mass market. Eoin Gleeson looks at how you can profit.
Timber is the ultimate crisis-friendly investment: if you don’t like the look of prevailing prices, just leave the trees to grow. And right now, timber is relatively undervalued, says Eoin Gleeson. Here, he examines the sector and finds out the best way to invest.
Stem cells hold enormous potential to revolutionise medicine, and there will be big profits for the biotech companies that develop successful treatments. But the sector is frought with danger for investors. Here, Eoin Gleeson picks the best way to profit from this medical revolution.