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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on August 2nd, 2023 | 09:55 CEST

Nikola Motors share unstoppable: Strong news also from BASF and Manuka Resources

  • Mining
  • Batteries
  • BatteryMetals
  • Electromobility
  • Vanadium

Forget about a recession. These stocks are on the fast track or the verge of a breakout. For example, the Nikola share gained more than 15% in value yesterday. The reason was a new order in the US. This means that the shares of the manufacturer of zero-emission trucks have multiplied within two months. The Manuka Resources share could also be on the verge of a breakout. Due to the ramped-up gold production, exploration activities are expected to be financed through the next three years. An added kicker for the Australians could be their involvement in battery raw materials. As for BASF, the recent profit warning hardly affected them. Analysts express positivity, but the possibility of a dividend cut remains on the table.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on August 1st, 2023 | 08:20 CEST

Which now? Battery power or hydrogen? BYD, Altech Advanced Materials, BASF, Nikola Motors

  • Hydrogen
  • GreenTech
  • Electromobility
  • Batteries
  • fuelcell

The question of what future mobility will look like has yet to be entirely resolved. Currently, the governments in office are propagating the electric drive. However, after the fire on the "Fremantle Highway" in the North Sea, the question of the safety of the Li-ion batteries currently in use has arisen again. And who will pay for the EUR 500 million damage to the wrecked freighter? This does not even take into account the possible ecological inferno for the North Sea. EV batteries are expensive and require enormous resources to produce, yet there is no legal obligation to dispose of used batteries properly. Very short-term thinking, but Berlin is currently shining on issues of a curious nature. Where are the opportunities for us investors?

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Commented by Stefan Feulner on July 31st, 2023 | 09:50 CEST

BASF, Cantourage Group, Palantir - Now the analysts speak out

  • Cannabis
  • Software
  • chemicals

Currently, it is high noon for the release of first-half 2023 earnings. Despite all the uncertainties regarding geopolitical and fiscal policy, the majority of companies surprised positively. As a result, the Dow Jones, DAX, Nasdaq and others were able to climb to new highs for the year. Analysts also see further upside potential for many companies, which could accelerate the rally in the coming weeks.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on July 26th, 2023 | 07:10 CEST

Raw materials war - is China getting serious? BASF, Mercedes-Benz, Almonty Industries

  • Mining
  • Tungsten
  • Electromobility
  • rawmaterials

Energy transition, smartphones, semiconductors, armaments and more are driving our hunger for critical raw materials. But woe betide if China gets serious and severely restricts the export of critical raw materials. There is already a foretaste: the minerals gallium and germanium can no longer be exported without Beijing's approval. China is by far the leading producer of critical raw materials and rare earths. The EU gets 71% of its gallium and 45% of its germanium from China. So it urgently needs alternative suppliers. In the case of tungsten, Almonty Industries could provide supply. The Company is on the verge of starting operations at a huge mine in South Korea. From 2024, sales and profits are expected to climb sharply. Mercedes could also benefit from this. The Stuttgart-based company has just announced plans to invest billions more in electromobility. BASF, on the other hand, is going straight to China.

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Commented by Nico Popp on July 17th, 2023 | 07:55 CEST

The hour of the problem solvers: BASF, BYD, dynaCERT

  • Hydrogen
  • greenhydrogen
  • Electromobility
  • chemicals

The transformation of industry is not proceeding smoothly. The best example is the recent profit warning from the chemical group BASF. Earlier, Lanxess and the Swiss company Clariant also revised their forecasts. The reason: The economic recovery in the second half of the year is likely to be slower than previously assumed. When the global economy falters, chemical companies are among the first to feel the effects - they produce many important basic materials and are linked to many other industries. Although BASF already sees demand for basic chemicals at a low level that is not expected to decline further, there are no signs of any recovery momentum either.

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on July 14th, 2023 | 07:50 CEST

Bulls at the controls: Nel, Barrick Gold, Viva Gold! What about BASF?

  • Mining
  • Gold
  • chemicals
  • Copper

Low inflation in the US has given new impetus to the bulls. Not only are growth stocks benefiting from the hope that the interest rate cycle is coming to an end, but also gold. Thus, the gold price reacted on Wednesday by jumping to over USD 1,960 per troy ounce. Top-tier gold stocks such as Barrick also responded positively. Exploration companies have significant catch-up potential, including Viva Gold. The Company is favorably valued and has again reported positive drill results. The fact that the interest rate cycle is nearing its end is also evident in the chemical industry. Most recently, BASF issued a warning, and there are sell recommendations. On the other hand, there are buy recommendations for the Nel share.

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Commented by Stefan Feulner on July 14th, 2023 | 07:30 CEST

Plug Power, First Phosphate, BASF - Turnaround in sight

  • Mining
  • phosphate
  • chemicals
  • renewableenergies

After a sharp correction that lasted for months, companies in the renewable energy sector are forming a sustainable bottom. In recent trading days, the prices of water, wind and solar shares have moved significantly away from their lows. From a fundamental perspective, the future appears rosy, which could present a favourable long-term entry opportunity.

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on July 13th, 2023 | 08:20 CEST

Batteries are the solution to the climate dispute! Varta and BASF explode, while BYD and Power Nickel step on the gas!

  • Mining
  • Nickel
  • Electromobility
  • renewableenergies

After months of losses, battery-related stocks are in high demand again. Varta and BASF are leading the way with up to 50% gains! Varta is delivering initial results from its restructuring efforts, reigniting investor enthusiasm. The China market leader in e-mobility, "Build Your Dreams" (BYD), has also made decent gains since its spring weakness. The Canadian company Power Nickel is preparing to supply the battery market with high-grade nickel. Which share should be preferred now?

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Commented by Fabian Lorenz on July 6th, 2023 | 07:00 CEST

Battery revolution in Germany: BYD, BASF, Altech Advanced Materials

  • Batteries
  • renewableenergies
  • Electromobility

Negative electricity prices? Last weekend, it happened again. In the meantime, 1 megawatt-hour of electricity costs minus EUR 500. It is a pity that there are no large-scale energy storage systems - YET. Altech Advanced Materials is working together with Fraunhofer IKTS on the next-generation battery, and it is "Made in Germany." The next milestone is due this year, and the FAZ sees room for improvement in the share price. Analysts see no room for improvement in BASF shares and recommend "sell". However, the DAX-listed company has just commissioned a battery factory, and demand is said to be high. BYD is also benefiting from high demand. Will the Chinese company soon be producing their e-cars in Germany?

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Commented by André Will-Laudien on July 4th, 2023 | 07:50 CEST

Nucera IPO boosts Greentech shares: Varta, Manuka Resources, BASF and ThyssenKrupp on the buy list

  • Mining
  • Commodities
  • renewableenergies
  • GreenTech

Many companies have set themselves the goal of contributing to offsetting man-made emissions and combating climate change. One proven means is gradual decarbonization, for example, in the energy-intensive heavy industry sector. The IPO of ThyssenKrupp's hydrogen subsidiary, Nucera, is important from this perspective because the newly raised funds will be used to advance green steel production. It is a German project that could set an international precedent. We take a deeper look into an emerging sector.

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