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

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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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The Canadian Stock Market Takes Leave Of The Economy
22 days ago

Good article. I was about to buy into Riocan to get onto the Toronto property market boom but now will not. That might be a boom with foundations on sand

A New Force Among ESG ETFs
9 months ago

There is another was to ESG investing. Buy directly into companies practicing it. I mention some of those here seekingalpha.com/.../4237038-5-power-pollution-disrupters

In this article: USSG
Five Power And Pollution Disrupters
9 months ago

Thank you for reading. That lack of care is shared by many administrations around the world and their brainwashed followers. As an angry old man whose generation has caused much of this I am so pleased that future generations are protesting and are going to do something about it. Those young people protesting, that I mentioned in the article, are being joined now by the young in Britain, Switzerland and Belgium. The remote, elite "leaders" are scorning them but soon these people will be old enough to vote and I hope they use it to return that scorn, bury those corrupt "leaders" and lead us into a cleaner world in all respects. James

In this article: ABB, CODGF, SBGSF, IBM, DLR, GE, AIQUF, FB, BP, BXP, PSPSF, AAPL
Spanish Stocks Slide, Yields Climb, As Budget Rejected; New Elections Expected
9 months ago

Good article, I hope things get sorted out as I have an investment in Spain that should do well; Neinor the house builder

Who Will Feed The LNG Monster?
9 months ago

Good article, I had some thoughts on nat gas published in this article a while ago

seekingalpha.com/article/4158962-gas-new-oil

Crude Oil – How Many Minutes To Midnight Before We Act?
10 months ago

Good article, thank you. James

In this article: OIL
Daily Stock Pick: DCP Midstream
1 year ago

Good article, thank you. I had not heard of DCP before and will now take a closer look

In this article: DCP
Electric Vehicle And Battery Metal News (November 2018)
1 year ago

Interesting article with many facts but see in no country answers to the power supply questions I raised in this article seekingalpha.com/.../4177118-pass-candle-please

How To Invest In Stocks
1 year ago

Good article, James

In this article: AAPL, AMZN, NFLX, FB, GOOGL, UAA
Oil And Gas Take Center Stage
1 year ago

Good article. I would welcome views on which companies to invest in as my choices including WMB have not done well. OKE is one of the few good ones that I have

In this article: AMLP, WMB, XLE
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

ABX Barrick Gold Corporation
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 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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