King Dollar Crushes Spec Assets and Gold

US Dollar Surges

In a scene, we’ve witnessed time and again, the Fed came out and talked tough about raising rates sooner than forecast, and the dollar spiked. Why investors at large and the media still believe this is beyond me, but they do. And, the Fed is still at the helm of the world’s sole superpower and […]

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Why the World will Fight for Bauxite Ore

zero emissions compass

Our respective economies’ decarbonization strategy may be the most remarkable infrastructure shift we will ever see. While it won’t happen overnight, the Paris Agreement (once again backed by the U.S.) is targeting net-zero emissions by 2050. For this to happen, the renewable energy sector will need large amounts of commodities to fuel the new alternative […]

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Dare to Compare: Trump and Biden Tax Cuts

Perhaps more than anything else, Trump is known for cutting taxes. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 cut the maximum corporate federal income tax rate from 35% to 21%. Furthermore, it “‚Ķgreatly expanded first-year depreciation write-offs for business equipment additions”, according to a February 2020 MarketWatch article. With seven days until what may […]

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