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Published on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:14
How to balance renewable energy sources like the variable wind and solar systems as they begin to dominate power utility systems?
Published on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 09:04
In a surprise move one local government in Japan has approved the restart of its nuclear reactors, despite public opposition.
Published on Monday, 17 November 2014 00:56
What could possibly get the climate change global goals scheduled for Paris in December 2015 off to a good start?
Published on Thursday, 13 November 2014 12:55
Methane Hydrates constitute massive deposits of methane gas trapped in vast icy structures underneath our coastal seafloors. As these deposits may hold more energy than all known sources of oil, coal and natural gas, why can't they be considered our energy salvation?

Latest Portfolio News

Published on Sunday, 16 November 2014 06:14
RealReturnEnvironment (RRE) portfolio is consolidating its gains in line with the market. Further gains in Apple have offset the declines in energy prices that have negatively impacted the share price of Continental Resources as Pacific Basin Shipping reflecting the trading volumes with Asia continues to lag. The RRE portfolio is up 29% since its inception in December 2013.
Published on Monday, 10 November 2014 04:37
The RealReturnEnvironment (RRE) portfolio has benefited marginally from the Republican wins in the United States mid-term elections giving control of the Senate to the Republicans. The RRE portfolio is unchanged at up almost 28% compared to a year ago when it was founded in December 2013.
Published on Tuesday, 04 November 2014 07:33
The RealReturnEnvironment (RRE) portfolio has been buffeted by the market volatility during recent periods. Most recently the quantitative easing imposed by the Japanese central bank has lifted all markets back to near their peaks, except for the impact of falling petroleum prices. As a result the RRE portfolio is over 27% since its inception in December 2013.
Published on Monday, 27 October 2014 04:38
U.S. stocks staged a strong rally, as healthy corporate earnings cleared the way for the market to resume its rebound from recent sharp losses. The chart below from Citibank illustrates the importance of having $ 200 billion of central bank liquidity each quarter to maintain the equity markets.