Cabot Explorer Bi-weekly Update

In a person, company, country, or stock, resiliency matters. For example, with disruptions related to the pandemic and supply-chain chaos all around us, some will navigate better than others. U.S. stocks have been rising despite coping with the effects of inflation, a slowing economy...
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Cabot Explorer Bi-weekly Update

U.S. crude oil hit a seven-year high as stocks, especially tech stocks, face headwinds. Today I am moving dominator Taiwan Semiconductor (TSM) to a Sell as Taiwan, America, China and Japan play a dangerous game. China sent 52 warplanes into the islands air buffer after...
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Cabot Explorer 742

What has been propelling electric vehicles forward and what will power them into the mainstream across the world? It is a combination of growing political concern over climate change, the need to get air pollution under control in big cities with urban congestion, breakthroughs...
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Cabot Explorer Bi-weekly Update

Markets reacted well to yesterday’s inflation data that showed evidence of cooling as the economic recovery continued amid pandemic-related strained supply chains and signs that the recent rise in Covid-19 infections is starting to slow some business activity.
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Cabot Explorer 741

The paradox of clean tech is that the critical materials needed to produce cleaner electricity – such as cobalt, gallium, lithium, germanium, and rare-earth elements – are far more scarce than petroleum, suggesting that global shortages and strife over vital resources is inevitable.
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Cabot Explorer Bi-weekly Update

Chinese stocks were hit this week both on American exchanges and overseas as Chinese regulators ratcheted up the pressure through antitrust and regulatory steps that caught many executives and investors off guard. The Golden Dragon index of Chinese technology stocks fell by 15% two...
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Cabot Explorer Bi-weekly Update

After last weekend’s successful space flight of Sir Richard Branson, one would have expected Virgin Galactic (SPCE) stock to soar on Monday. Instead, it lost altitude. Sure, the announcement of a $500 million secondary offering leading to dilution was not welcome news, but part of reason...
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Cabot Explorer Bi-weekly Update

The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) convened on Wednesday and Chairman Jerome Powell and colleagues seem to be inclined to raise benchmark rates sometime next year. At least for now, the Fed kept rates on hold and signaled it would continue its quantitative easing.
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