June 6, 2021
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In this issue:
How China can help you profit from the copper market
Looking for a surefire market play?
There’s no such thing, of course.
However, a metal the modern world can’t do without offers something pretty darn close.
I’m talking about copper.
China is largely responsible for this opportunity.
Thanks in large part to that country’s massive appetite for copper, the metal’s gone from about 79 cents a pound in 2001 to nearly $5 per pound today.
This bullish trend is likely to continue, thanks again to China.
Continue reading here.
The Coffee Crisis is Coming
Over 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide daily, making it one of the world’s most widely consumed beverages.
The US is the world’s largest consumer of coffee, at nearly 500 cups a day. In fact, the US consumed a total of 27,430,000 60 kg bags of coffee in 2019/2020.
If you look at the per capita consumption of coffee, the Netherlands is the world leader, coming in at 8.3 kg per capita (vs the US’ 3.5 kg per capita).
The point is, while more than 90% of the world’s coffee supply comes from developing countries, the top consumers of coffee are industrialized economies.
Because coffee can only grow in specific climates, the countries that consume the most coffee must import it from the places that can grow them naturally, such as Brazil, Colombia, and Vietnam.
Continue reading here.
An insider’s take on the good, bad and investable in South Africa
It was a scene straight out of Animal Planet.
There, 30 yards away, were legions of elephants, at least 150 of them… with more lumbering in.
Their destination was a giant man-made water tank, which dozens of elephants were now congregating around, dipping their massive trunks over the tank wall for a drink.
This majestic sight was happening at Kruger National Park in South Africa, a mammoth animal preserve about the size of New Jersey.
My three days at the park were a highlight of a one-month trip to this fascinating country.
But the most interesting experience I had in South Africa was a night my friends and I spent on a secluded ranch about three hours west of Johannesburg.
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