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  • Gold Silver Ratio - Will Yellow Metal Lose Its Luster? [View article]
    I would agree that there are a lot of high cost silver miners kicking around, and many a mining junior has succumbed to buying a historic silver mine to take advantage of higher silver prices only to lose their shirt on the higher volatility in silver prices.
    Apr 7, 2010. 03:37 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold Silver Ratio - Will Yellow Metal Lose Its Luster? [View article]
    Yes rapid devaluation (or appreciation) is bad news for any currency.
    Apr 6, 2010. 03:33 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold Silver Ratio - Will Yellow Metal Lose Its Luster? [View article]
    thanks for the feedback will try to add more pictures next time round, which will be on implications of moly and cobalt trading on LME!
    Apr 6, 2010. 02:30 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold Silver Ratio - Will Yellow Metal Lose Its Luster? [View article]
    Typically during a recession you want to see the currency lose value so you can boost exports to stimulate job growth. Difference this time round is they are also concerned about deflation, rather than infation (or maybe even Inflation :-) ) which is usually the big big problem.

    Why would the FED want to prop up the US dollar?
    Apr 6, 2010. 12:06 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold Silver Ratio - Will Yellow Metal Lose Its Luster? [View article]
    Very difficult question to answer...there have been reports of manipulation for as long as I can remember!
    Apr 6, 2010. 09:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold Silver Ratio - Will Yellow Metal Lose Its Luster? [View article]
    Yes couldn't agree more, very difficult to predict considering the huge volatility in the global markets in the past two years.
    Apr 6, 2010. 08:57 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • China Automotive's Revenue Growth Decelerating [View article]
    I doubt they are short the stock, more likely they are trying to give the article a catchy title, which I have to admit, I am not very good at doing myself...
    Apr 6, 2010. 06:32 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bombardier: Flying Into China [View article]
    I think like many businesses that are focused on more traditional industries like manufactuing, they have stuggled to restructure the business, manage pension liabilities and high fixed costs.
    Apr 6, 2010. 05:01 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Bombardier: Flying Into China [View article]
    I am not sure what the official statistics are on this Sheeple, but I imagine its your imagination. I think any transaction in Canada is higher profile as its a smaller economy, while in the USA, only really big transactions make the headlines.
    Apr 6, 2010. 04:59 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Electric's €340 Million Wind Turbine Experiment [View article]
    Unfortuantely the final version of the aritcle published by Seeking editors was different from what I submitted, including the title....
    Mar 29, 2010. 03:46 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Electric's €340 Million Wind Turbine Experiment [View article]
    A lot of offshore wind is an understatement in my opinion. UK offshore is often referred to as one of the best places in the world for development potential.

    Onshore is another story, its less expensive to develop, but at least in Europe, the their ability to generate power reliably is more of an issue, and in some parts of the EU, permitting is a major hurdle.

    Interesting to note that to date solar power firms have opted for listing in the United States. Last week a European focused solar wafer manufacturer announced its intention to London.. will be interesting to see how it is received.
    Mar 28, 2010. 10:44 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • General Electric's €340 Million Wind Turbine Experiment [View article]
    Thanks Dave, interesting little article.
    Mar 27, 2010. 04:26 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Electric's €340 Million Wind Turbine Experiment [View article]
    Where did you hear that robroy?
    Mar 26, 2010. 04:00 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Electric's €340 Million Wind Turbine Experiment [View article]
    Not sure wind power will bring down any countries! It is a big capital outlay, especially the deeper offshore farms they are proposing in the United Kingdom, but then again, nuclear power plants aren't exactly cheap either, and GE builds plenty of the parts for those too!
    Mar 26, 2010. 11:46 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • General Electric's €340 Million Wind Turbine Experiment [View article]
    I am under the impression GE is an industrial conglomerate with many division doings many things. Manufacturing is certainly a key part of their business, so why wouldn't they want to manufacture wind turbines? GE is just supply a product that is in demand from large utilities in many parts of the world...
    Mar 26, 2010. 11:44 AM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
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