We can all "tweet about it or put it on facebook - that's what our traders/funds are into. Really silly.
I'm not sure it IS China. It is a lack of the market recognizing "strategic" resource importance to infrastrucure, manufacturing etc. and an entity or entities who realize the opportunity to make this country pay a "toll" . It has a "cartelishness" about it like in the 1980's.
.........gee, wonder what's/who is behind this.
Not Really...Just doing some holiday shopping yesterday. I prefer JCP for certain things now. I would NEVER shop at WMT; Kohl's too chaotic and Target is a large format with its grocery store - now resembling WMT where I reside.
In northern Canada and Siberia there are enormous deposits of methane plus methane hydrate that would supply most of the energy supplies for 200 years.
For the Canadian zone, the company Petro-Canada owns most of the rights to these reserves, so one would buy Petro-Canada (PCA-T stock to own a share of it. But thus far Petro-Canada is still at an early planning stage and will need to raise cash to bring this to Market.
Saskatchewan is mining some large deposits of Uranium already, Smaller amounts in Manitoba and Ontario. (Some of the Ontario deposits are on land claimed by Native communities.)
Venezuela has enormous reserves of high-carbon or bituminous heavy oil. They are in no hurry to get rid of it, so one would have to be prepared to pay top dollar.