Pass on this ETF

3D PRINTING ETF $26 (New York symbol PRNT; TSINetwork ETF Rating: Aggressive; Market cap: $48 million) invests in publicly listed companies involved in the production and distribution of hardware, software and other materials related to 3-dimensional printing.
The manager of the fund, ARK Invest, believe… Read More

Q: Pat: Can you do a Q & A, please, for members on the best short-term and long-term way to capitalize on the growing trend and science of Artificial Intelligence, AI? Would it be by investing in IBM? Chipmakers? Please give an analysis of the best plays. Thanks!

A: Artificial intelligence is essentially the merging of today’s big computing with big data.

The highest form of AI, known as “deep learning,” involves loading a powerful computer system with millions of pieces of labelled information and waiting for it to categorize and sort data then… Read More

How to profit from graphite mining

How to profit from graphite mining

Graphite mining stocks could show strong returns if demand for graphite keeps expanding.
Graphite mining is one speculative way for investors to diversify their mining portfolios.

Many investors are interested in graphite because it is used in the lithium-ion batteries that power electric cars. But it has… Read More

These minerals will power tomorrow’s cars

Automakers increasingly rely on lithium and rare-earth elements to make batteries for their electric vehicles (EVs). In 2017, share prices for producers of those minerals jumped on speculation EV sales will eventually lead to shortages (see Supplement, page 10).

Longer term, lithium and rare earth… Read More