Nuclear power

The uranium price is soaring – here’s the best way to play it now
Uranium mine
Energy

The uranium price is soaring – here’s the best way to play it now

Uranium, the key ingredient to nuclear power, has been ignored since the bubble of 2006, but now the uranium price is rising again. Dominic Frisby exp…
22 Sep 2021
Uranium prices are spiking – and conditions look ripe for a longer-term bull market
Sizewell nuclear power station © Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Energy

Uranium prices are spiking – and conditions look ripe for a longer-term bull market

The price of uranium has hit $40 a pound for the first time in six years. And it's unlikely to be just a short-term spike. John Stepek looks at what's…
10 Sep 2021
Nuclear power might never be popular – but now looks a good time to invest
Sizewell nuclear power station
Commodities

Nuclear power might never be popular – but now looks a good time to invest

Nuclear power gets a very bad press, but it is the ultimate renewable energy source. Interest in it is perking up again, says John Stepek. Which means…
9 Apr 2021
Does nuclear power have a future?
Hinkley Point C nuclear power station under construction
Energy

Does nuclear power have a future?

Fears about safety have long hobbled the industry, particularly in the wake of Fukushima ten years ago. But the fears are overplayed and net-zero carb…
3 Apr 2021
How to profit as uranium prices head for a melt-up
Uranium mine dumptruck
Industrial metals

How to profit as uranium prices head for a melt-up

The supply squeeze in the uranium market implies ample scope for price rises. Here's how to invest in uranium.
29 Mar 2021