The shale gas "miracle" is overhyped and bound to disappoint. That's what energy expert Bill Powers argues in his upcoming book. But Powers says that this could be a very good thing for oil and gas companies and their shareholders.
That gold continues to climb a wall of worry, and that so many are even calling it a bubble, is actually an extremely bullish indicator since financial bubbles burst only after sustained periods of exuberance.
Are there viable options to nuclear power for clean energy? Is another uranium boom on the horizon? Or should we invest our resource dollars in thorium? Resource sector experts Brent Cook and Rick Rule give their views.
The latest Chinese data indicates that rare earth exports are continuing to drop by more than half compared to last year's output. In April, China exported only 1,819 tons of rare earths, a shortfall of 53% from the previous year.