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Strategies & Market Trends
Natural Resource Stocks
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Emcee:  isopatch Type:  Moderated
Natural Resource Stocks and the New Great Depression, AKA...Iso's Patch

When this thread began, 9 yrs ago, the world was a dramatically different place. We had the luxury of being able to focus, almost exclusively, on improving our skills as investors and traders.

An independent, full time, professional trader, since 1986, my prior work as a Merrill Lynch broker and experience in oil & gas geological mapping and well work over evaluation, seemed like a reasonable place to begin building a discussion. Broadening the topic to include other natural resources also made sense, in the hope of attracting thoughtful contributors interested in mining, agriculture, and other resource/commodity stock sectors where my expertise was limited or lacking entirely.

That formula worked well. Even a brief look at the posting record, over the years, reveals a wealth of outstanding insight from dozens and dozens of posters about stock picking, sector analysis, fiscal, monetary & credit trends and how these factors interact every moment of every day in the vast array of supply and demand equations constantly unfolding from the micro to the macro-economic level.

Although such things still warrant attention and analysis, the advent of a new Great Depression in 2008 and a massive, ongoing, socio-economic "transformation" (nobody wanted and few anticipated) has forced purely financial considerations from staring to supporting roles in the drama we find ourselves in.

Rules of Thumb haven't changed much. Per se...

Discussion is helpful, but the "Prime Directive" continues to be about taking responsibility for your decisions and actions. But now? It's your life and your family and your human rights, AWA your money that are increasingly under threat. This is particularly true if you're highly dependent on rapidly deteriorating , large, centralized, socio-economic institutions which once were far more reliable.

If reading and participating here contributes, in even a small way, to helping develop the art and habit of independent thinking and action? Then, this discussion has served it's primary purpose.

Goal is not to let yourself be programed by a corrupt, untrustworthy, MSM, or the pointless partisan head banging which serve only to divert us from more important and immediate practical considerations.

No No's:

1) This is a Natural Gas Bull Board. Anyone showing up to snipe at or argue about the epic, once in a hundred year, fuel switch from oil and coal to natural gas will get one warning. If they persist? They'll be banned.

2) It's hard to completely avoid commenting on the increasing impact of government at all levels is having on our lives. But is This is NOT a partisan political thread. Partisan invective is not welcome.

3) Don't come here to pitch a stock, or a completing energy source over and over, or to add this thread to a long list of similar spam posts on other threads. Rule of thumb here = SI's rule: No spamming. Spammers will be banned.

4) Likewise for personal attacks, which are also prohibited. People who come to stir up trouble with baiting or taking cheap shots will be banned. So, please leave your food fighting boots outside before you come in.

Banning decisions are final. Don't PM me. <The buck stops here>. Nuff said.

OTOH, can't emphasize enough that having fun is important. In fact, now more than ever. So...off topic humor, music, and book rec's are welcome to prevent the narrative becoming monotonous, or too negative.

There's few things more energizing and uplifting than a little old fashioned, sincere, enthusiasm.

Also like to express my appreciation to posters when it's reasonable to do so. One of the things I dislike about most Silicon Investor thread monitors? Many are too insecure to encourage or recognize others. That's not happening here. So....

Welcome to Iso's Patch. Let's have at it, and have fun while we're at it.
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95870Folks who want natural gas forbidden by green, local, county, or state, govt. caisopatch-31 minutes ago
95869Four grand this decade, four grand next decade, That works out to about $8/weesm1th-3 hours ago
95868HI ISO, Four grand this decade, four grand next decade, pretty soon you are ourobert b furman-4 hours ago
95867In a secular debt deflation, only the best small & mid caps will survive. Cisopatch-4 hours ago
95866I believe that. The cost ratio here for electric vs NG is about 8:1 for househthe longhorn14 hours ago
95865Back to business. <Follow The Money>..)) <Americans Have Saved an Amaisopatch35 hours ago
95864If folks don't want natural gas? That's OK. I'm a conservative libeisopatch46 hours ago
95863<<<"This is not encouraging . . . San Jose Approves Ban Of Naturaroguedolphin23 AM
95862Major utility substantially increasing commitment to natural gas electric generaisopatch1yesterday
95861With businesses leaving high cost states and cities, in increasing numbers, theyisopatch-yesterday
95860Thanks for the positive feedback. Much appreciated. Isoisopatch-yesterday
95859People should be able to chose the kind of energy they want to use. If it'sisopatch-yesterday
95858Hi Iso, Your comment reminded me of the very academic book Collapse: How Societmdh4ever21yesterday
95857This is not encouraging . . . San Jose Approves Ban Of Natural Gas In New ConstE_K_S2yesterday
95856[tweet]DinoNavarre-yesterday
95855One of the reasons partisan politics is OT on this board (except state, local anisopatch2yesterday
958541200 trades in 7 months . . I may do that many in 5 years. Thought he was sent E_K_S-yesterday
95853i want to trade like ex-Senator Bob Corker !!..hope this is o k to post....not prometheus19764yesterday
95852<Jim Grant: The Problem Isn’t Liquidity, It’s Debt 10/16/19 thesoundinglineisopatch2Sunday
95851Hey there! Did you and your Browning get out and do some hunting yet? I'm the longhorn1Sunday
95850Hi Longhorn, Well you can pry my Browning rifle out of my cold dead fingers befrobert b furman1Sunday
95849Why there may be a physical shortage of silver [graphic] by Sprott Money Fri,E_K_S3last Saturday
95848Good article. Thanks. I have noticed more anti beef propaganda lately. I don&#the longhorn3last Saturday
95847Why Is The Elitist Establishment So Obsessed With Meat? Friday, 18 October 2019Winfastorlose3last Saturday
95846<LOL> Not even close. Dozens of major empires have collapsed and disappeisopatch2last Friday
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