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Commented by André Will-Laudien on October 11th, 2021 | 12:18 CEST

Standard Lithium, Meta Materials, Varta - The race is still open!

  • Technology

Faster than expected, the shift toward electric drive is taking place among motorists. Political pressure and public opinion drive some car buyers to the alternative powertrain counter despite many technical hurdles. That is creating an increased demand for many critical raw materials, which is currently challenging to meet. As a result, prices for metals and battery materials have been going through the roof for several months now, and a veritable commodity inflation is spreading. We look at interesting investment opportunities.


Commented by Carsten Mainitz on October 8th, 2021 | 13:04 CEST

Central African Gold, Varta, Standard Lithium - Get in or get out?

  • Electromobility

Electromobility is on the rise. Growth is gaining momentum, spurred on by massive political support. Increasing quantities of various raw materials and critical metals are needed for renewable energy plants, storage facilities and grids. Copper, zinc, nickel, cobalt and lithium are gaining enormous importance. China often dominates the global supply. The following companies are connected to the megatrend of electromobility in very different ways. What unites them is the opportunity for growth. Who is ahead of the game?


Commented by Fabian Lorenz on October 7th, 2021 | 12:54 CEST

Tembo Gold, Gazprom, Standard Lithium - Annual high or downward trend?

  • Gold

Developments in commodities could hardly be more different at the moment. While gas, oil and also lithium are in strong demand, precious metals are a tragedy. The development of the shares of the companies active in the respective sectors is corresponding. The Gazprom share is at a multi-year high, and energy prices will be a topic at the next EU summit. After the all-time high at the end of September, Standard Lithium is in a sharp correction. Debt-free Tembo Gold is currently interesting for anti-cyclical investors and has published positive news.


Commented by Armin Schulz on October 4th, 2021 | 12:36 CEST

BP, Almonty Industries, Standard Lithium - Which commodities offer the most potential?

  • Tungsten

Last Tuesday, the barrel of oil reached the USD 80 mark again for the first time since 2018, even though OPEC had recently increased production volumes. The discrepancy between supply and demand obviously could not be closed by the production increase. Comparing tungsten with gold, an investment in tungsten could beat gold by 70% since 2010. In the case of lithium, the price is also rising significantly. The automotive industry has decided to push ahead with its conversion to e-mobility in the interests of sustainability. So, the ambitious goal of charging only USD 100 per KWh of capacity in an e-car battery will not happen, making the price of e-cars much cheaper. Today, we take a look at three companies that produce these raw materials and analyze the potential.


Commented by André Will-Laudien on September 28th, 2021 | 12:56 CEST

Standard Lithium, Defense Metals, Orocobre, Millennial Lithium: Separating the wheat from the chaff!

  • RareEarths

Lithium has become one of the most important metals in electromobility. Where all this lithium will come from is critical, as the logic behind electromobility is to generate more sustainable technologies. For more climate protection, mining companies must also fit into a sustainable concept. Lithium extraction should therefore follow high environmental standards and take place in an appropriate economic and social context. But beware: the overall market has recently stopped following every battle cry. Separating the wheat from the chaff is becoming a portfolio challenge!


Commented by Fabian Lorenz on September 9th, 2021 | 10:42 CEST

SMA Solar, Standard Lithium, Almonty Industries: Between profit warning and supercycle!

  • Tungsten

It is not only semiconductors that are in short supply, but also numerous industrial raw materials. The situation is only getting worse. In the case of lithium, demand is expected to increase fivefold in a few years. Tungsten is also in demand, and China is an unreliable quasi-monopolist. As a result, raw materials are in short supply, and prices are rising. More and more companies are suffering as a result, like Germany's SMA Solar. The inverter manufacturer had to cut its forecast and analysts promptly reduced their price targets. On the other hand, some companies are benefiting from the situation. Highflyer Standard Lithium is one of them. Due to positive industry and company news, the share is accelerating again. Almonty Industries is also facing exciting months.


Commented by André Will-Laudien on September 1st, 2021 | 13:21 CEST

IBU-tec, Meta Materials, Standard Lithium, Orocobre - Materials for the Super Battery!

  • Technology

The demand exceeds the quantity! Whether e-mobility, aircraft technology or renewable energies, all high-tech segments of industry require raw materials and processed materials in ever-increasing amounts. Currently, the problem lies in procurement. The relevant tonnages cannot be mined in the world's mines because many projects are only at the beginning of development or are operating at their limit. A lithium mining site needs about 5 years of gestation time. It is about 7 years for copper with high 3-digit million amounts required as basic investment capital. Given the global conflicts, politicians are at a loss regarding how medium-term availability can be ensured, which ultimately means that the price is the deciding factor.


Commented by Nico Popp on August 30th, 2021 | 11:10 CEST

Teck Resources, GSP Resource, Standard Lithium: Thinking of the good times

  • Copper

The summer has caused a lethargic mood on the stock market. There are inflation concerns, and also, the pandemic is again leading to many hospitalizations in many countries. Nevertheless, the markets seem to have weathered the worst. The closer we get to fall, the more likely future issues will dominate the market again. Whenever issues of mobility or regenerative energy come up, commodities also come into play. We take a look at three shares related to popular commodities.


Commented by André Will-Laudien on August 26th, 2021 | 12:04 CEST

Deutsche Rohstoff, Royal Dutch Shell, BP, Standard Lithium: Suddenly, oil is back!

  • Oil

Looking at the oil prices is really astonishing. Just last week, the price of a barrel was unwaveringly on its way down, with Brent crude even marking a 3-month low of USD 64.9 on the spot market. Then the direct reversal and a pronounced rally upwards to courses of USD 71.8 yesterday morning. The weaker US dollar and the dwindling fears of the Delta variant, which rages in China's major cities less than initially expected, are sought as reasons. As a result, the short-term demand worries have evaporated again. But another reason is also on the table: The events in Afghanistan are again bringing great unrest to an important oil and raw materials region. That pushes the prices further!


Commented by Nico Popp on August 25th, 2021 | 10:51 CEST

JinkoSolar, Blackrock Silver, Standard Lithium: The winners of the climate turnaround

  • Silver

Renewable energy is the essential key to climate neutrality. Even the solar energy that reaches the earth in just one hour would be enough to supply the world with electricity for a year. So it makes sense to tap into more of this energy. Since solar modules and photovoltaic systems currently produce around twenty times more energy over their lifetime than is needed to manufacture them, the approach pays off. We present three companies involved in renewable energies and highlight their current opportunities.