Australian Blue Chip ASX 200 ended the ASX finished 2021 at 7,779.20 up over 13% for the year. This compares to a loss of just over 1% in 2020 and a gain of over 20% in 2019. All of the 11 main sectors of the share market were higher except information technology and energy in 2021. Tech went from being the best-performing sector in 2020 to the worst in 2021. Battery materials supplier Novonix was the top stock up 660 … Continue reading “The Australian ASX 200 Stock Market Closed Up 13% in 2021 With Lithium Plays Starring”
Fitch Solutions In its latest industry report expects Asia LNG, US Henry Hub natural gas, tin and lithium to average higher in 2022. Fitch expects most other global commodity prices to pull back in 2022 from current levels. Fitch Solutions expects strong prices in 2021 to incentivize production in 2022, in particular in agriculture. The energy crisis in Asia and Europe and the shift towards Electric vehicles puts a bid on related commodities for the most part. Fitch Solutions said developing … Continue reading “Fitch Expects Asia LNG, US Henry Hub Natural Gas, Tin and Lithium to Average Higher in 2022”
Electric vehicle and storage company Tesla reported a surprise profit for the third quarter after the close Wednesday sending $TSLA up over 20% on short coveringe. Tesla also said it was ahead of schedule with a new factory in Shanghai.
Electric vehicle and storage company Tesla reported worse than expected earnings Wednesday with a larger loss and lower revenue. $TSLA fell over 10% on the news, however the company reaffirmed full-year delivery guidance, mostly Model 3s.
Electric vehicle and storage company Tesla reported better than expected earnings Wednesday with a surprise profit, two weeks earlier than markets expected. $TSLA achieved profitability and announced it’s Model 3 was the best selling car in the US in terms of revenue.
The SEC filed a law suit against Tesla CEO Elon Musk Thursday after the market close. The Electric vehicle and storage company’s $TSLA shares fell 10% in the after hours.
Solar farms have been more costly to deliver electricity than natural gas or coal because of the cost of storage and downtime at night, However that is changing with the falling cost of batteries a recent report shows.
Electric vehicle and storage company Tesla reported another huge loss with Q2 earnings Wednesday. $TSLA showed higher revenue with total vehicle production up 55% sequentially and shipments up 80%. The cash burn rate is picking up however.
Australian lithium producer Talison Lithium announced that its plans to double its production at its Greenbushes facility in Western Australia. The expansion for $382 million will raise capacity to around 1.95 million tons per year and expected to start work in 2019.
Western Australia in response to the 2017 sales of spodumene, the primary lithium bearing mineral produced in WA soaring 166% to reach A$780-million announced a taskforce to harness the potential for lithium and other energy materials.