Over the last few years, China has quietly gone about locking down as much of the world’s raw cobalt production as possible.
No wonder global carmakers from Tesla to Volkswagen to BMW are scrambling to lock in lithium supplies.
Tesla, Apple and Volkswagen are now talking with miners directly.
Bitcoin tends to collapse to start the year… and often regains momentum to finish the year.
Mining companies have become the newest heartthrobs of the global auto industry.
There’s a simple shortcut for tracking the health of the global economy, courtesy of free markets. It’s called the gold-to-copper ratio.