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I am retired apart from managing family investments - mostly equities. I live near Zrich, Switzerland. I keep physically fit by walking and mentally fit by writing mostly on philosophy, economics and politics. My writing is sometimes published internationally.As a retired businessman with a passion ... more

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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
Natural gas is changing the world map and global consumption has increased by 60% since 2000.
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The Euro Is In Crash Territory
The EU has long been in need of reform and now it may be too late.
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Five Power And Pollution Disrupters
Pollution threatens all of mankind. Paradoxically, pollution and increasing energy demand also provide excellent investment opportunities.
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Oil And Gas And ... Edelweiss?
Despite a lack of the physical assets, Switzerland is home to some of the world leaders in oil and gas trading and midstream assets.
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MasTec In The Connected Age
US infrastructure is decayed and overburdened. New technologies are expanding rapidly into all aspects of our lives and need connecting communications infrastructure. MasTec is in a prime position to benefit from the investments that are required.
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A Tax For All Reasons
I have suggested that the Fed convert student loans into property bonds, but as I doubt the Fed is able to broaden its way of acting, the student loan problem will likely remain unless other solutions are found.
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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
2 hours ago

Interesting, thank you.  Maybe I got the names mixed up because they are similar at a glance 

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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
2 days ago

I tried to cover that as much as possible in the article. Since that was published the CEO of Shell said the world will soon be facing a big  shortage of LNG and producing more will be their main focus now. 

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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
2 days ago

It might be but an EE news release said they have signed a charter for it in Germany. 

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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
5 days ago

The share prices are up nicely since my article was published. Not sure if I can claim credit for that but, hopefully, that is the start of an upwards trend. James 

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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
6 days ago

Hopefully it does not expand the war to include other countries!  The sanctions must be hurting it financially plus a lot of young, talented  Russians have left the country.  

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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
7 days ago

It is interesting to see that several other countries in the Russian federation and under Putin's power are now seeking allies elsewhere. 

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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
7 days ago

Thank you for reading and the complement. 

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LNG Shipping Cannot Keep Up With World LNG Demand
7 days ago

Hello Alexis,

Yes, it made most other European countries find new sources of natural gas.  It was piped in from Russia but most replacements must be shipped in in the form of LNG. James 

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Building A Passive Bridge Across The Pond
9 days ago

Fund managers or private investors should stay well clear of most UK  things as the UK equity markets have been declining in relevance for the last 25 years.  That is unlikely to change. 

I personally make 2 exceptions to that rule and have money in Ashtead, AHT, and Grainger, GRI.  

Will 2023 Be Transformational?
24 days ago

I am heavily invested on natural gas including LNG and hydrogen.

I also do face and figure drawings. If that is you in the photo and you come by Zürich one day I could do one of you. James 

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ABX Barrick Gold Corporation (Old)
BNO UNITED STATES BRENT OIL FUND
COCXF LINDT & SPRUENGLI RE
COG Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
DBO PowerShares DB Oil Fund
DNO United States Short Oil Fund LP
DTO DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN
DWTI VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude Oil ETN
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOLD Barrick Gold Corporation
HP Helmerich & Payne Inc.
LDSVF LINDT & SPRUNGLI AG
LEN Lennar Corporation
MTRX Matrix Service Company
MTZ MasTec Inc.
OIL iPath B S&P GSCI Crude Oil TR ETN
OLEM Barclays Bank PLC
OLO prev. PowerShares DB Crude Oil Long ETN
PACD Pacific Drilling S.A.
PXD Pioneer Natural Resources Company
SCO ProShares UltraShort DJ-AIG Crude Oil
SZO PowerShares DB Crude Oil Short ETN
TOL Toll Brothers Inc.
UCO ProShares Ultra Bloomberg Crude Oil
USL United States 12 Month Oil Fund, LP
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
UWTI VelocityShares 3x Long Crude Oil ETN
WLL Whiting Petroleum Corporation
WY Weyerhaeuser Co.
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