From Franklin Templeton Investments: A steady roll-out of wireless products, such as power tools, vacuums, phones and computers over the past decade has driven increased demand for the metals that go into lithium batteries.
From Zacks: Lithium has witnessed robust gains in the recent past, as bullish trends for electric carmakers have made investors park their money in lithium-focused investments.
From Collin Kettell: In this interview, metals analyst Chris Berry describes his background in capital markets and how why he decided to become an independent researcher into rare earth and energy metals.
From Sean Brodrick: Lithium prices have traveled sideways recently. So the shares of lithium miners, developers and explorers have suffered a correction.
From Sean Brodrick: Energy metals were on a wild tear until September. Then they flattened out. But now they’re perking up again, and cobalt is leading the way.
From Collin Kettell: In this interview, metals analyst Mike Beck discusses the electric vehicle market and how the consensus view is that they are getting close to parity in price with combustion engine vehicles.
From Collin Kettell: This is the first in a series of interviews discussing battery metals with Mike Beck, who is very knowledgeable in this sector.
From Sean Brodrick: In August, I told you there were 18 lithium-ion battery “gigafactories” being built or planned around the world.
From Sean Brodrick: The price of lithium has been on a tear since the beginning of 2016. And a smart move was to buy the Global X Lithium & Battery Tech ETF (LIT). This is a basket of 28 stocks that run the full lithium cycle, from mining and refining through battery production.
From Sean Brodrick: There is a metal that is racking up enormous gains. And it’s going to go much, much higher. As it does, it could change the world as we know it!
From Sean Brodrick: The future is roaring straight toward us, and it’s shifting into higher gear.
From Zacks: Tesla (TSLA – Free Report) is on a tear — up more than 75% this year. And, lithium metal and the lithium ETF are enjoying the Tesla effect as mass production of lithium ion batteries at Tesla’s Gigafactory picks up.
The Global X Lithium ETF (NYSE:LIT) will have a major tailwind in coming years from a wave of electric car adoption that now includes a major Indian government mandate.
Near the extinct volcano known as Monte Pissis, high in the Andes on the Chile-Argentina border, the air is thin and animal life scarce. It’s also a prime location for lithium, the silvery-white metal used in the production of lithium-ion batteries.
From Sean Brodrick: What if I told you that there were metals more bullish than gold right now?