The real point of modernizing railways, and the major reason for China's global push for High Speed Rail, is the increased movement of cargo - a shift in passenger traffic to the new high speed routes frees up space on older, now congested legacy lines.
Thanks to higher prices and technological advances, oil companies are finding that the production of unconventional oil can be highly profitable even at higher costs. The higher prices have afforded positive economics to more reserves.
Despite the risks and unfavorable public opinion associated with offshore drilling, the truth remains that the keys to unlock the planet's vast remaining oil resources lie beneath ocean floors, in places like the Gulf of Mexico, Brazil and the Arctic.
The House Mountain Partners founder Chris makes his case that over the longer term the element will be in such strong demand for the electric vehicle revolution that investors will no longer be able to ignore explorers and emerging producers.
According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, since World War II, 10 out of 11 price peaks in oil have resulted in a US recession. This suggests that North America is likely to see a slow down, but what should that mean to investors?
The rising demand for silver bullion products with 99.99% fineness has started a new trend - silver denominated notes reminiscent of turn of the century American silver certificates are becoming quite popular.
Nuclear power has been a hot topic recently. And as a result, the price action of its input commodity has been quite schizophrenic. Investors and speculators are in a state of great wonderment over what to expect from this intriguing mineral.
I've been waiting for indication of a long-term upside movement in the natural gas market for over three years. But in this case, it has never looked prospective enough for me to venture in. And frankly, that perplexes me.
The light metal's ductile and durable properties allow for a variety of uses. On a daily basis, the world consumes beverages packaged in aluminum cans and depends on vehicles - whether bicycle, train, plane or automobile - made from aluminum.
The London-based World Gold Council said Friday that it had drafted framework standards against gold that enables, fuels or finances armed conflict. Officials asked interested parties to review the draft and provide feedback by Sept. 1.