having said that i think Kollmnh might be missing the forest for the trees. if asia is turning around, even if a bunch of higher office mexicans say OPEC isn't sticking together, the surplus oil will be sopped up
i bought some PKD today, might buy some more monday. if the world economy is recovering this is a good time to get in. the only downside is PKD bankruptcy and/or worldwide recession
notice Greenspan ragging Clinton about free trade. he's giving him cover to get China in the WTO. capitalism works and china and india have socialist/communist governments and 1/3, yes 1/3, of the worlds population. and they are smart folks, too
i've been harping about silver and own a ton of Apex Silver, i got in at 9.5 average and it's at 11 now. the coming wireless age is going to be battery powered. plus, it's an inflation hedge if commodities do come back. plus buffet and soros own huge amounts
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Silver used in batteries is estimated at 3.4 million ounces for 1994, according to the World Silver Survey 1995. The major application continues to be the small button-shaped silver oxide cell found most commonly in watches and hand-held electronic devices. Silver oxide batteries play a leading role in the emerging hand-held electronic product market because other types of cells must be larger to deliver an equivalent amount of power. Hearing aids, underwater research equipment and aerospace applications are among other industries relying on silver oxide batteries.