The $1.5 trillion health and wellness market is exploding, and even Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are diving in head first The biggest demographics in the world are pushing a megatrend at the crossroads of the $1.5-trillion wellness market … The growth prospects are explosive, and they soar around one simple...
With lawmakers reaching agreement on the debt ceiling, one of the winners in the negotiations could be wind and solar energy. The debt ceiling agreement paves the way for the building of interstate transmission lines which is key to Biden’s infrastructure agenda. Specifically, it would ease the permitting process for...
Globalization, the megatrend spawned by the physical connectivity of every corner of the world and solidified by digital connectivity, has once again come into sharp focus thanks to recent events such as Brexit, trade wars and the Trump administration’s effort to disrupt global supply chains controlled by China.  Yet, globalization...
As global automakers transition to manufacturing Electric Vehicles (EVs), it’s critically important that the raw materials are available in the supply chain to ensure battery quality and availability.  Lithium is a critical component in the production of electric vehicle (EV) batteries, and therefore, it is essential for the growth of...
As Russia continues its relentless attack on Ukraine, the need has never been more evident for Ukrainians to fight as efficiently as possible to stave off further Russian advances and to reclaim territory. Each side of the conflict is expending massive resources as the war rages on. Ammunition is...
Impact investing stopped being merely a hobby in 2018 when it hit $30 billion. Now it’s a megatrend with a global pandemic increasing the momentum further. It’s no longer about politics or morality. It’s about making money—plain and simple. And it’s disrupted Wall Street to the point that BlackRock is now...
Imagine driving a car that runs clean, and emits pure water from its exhaust pipe. That’s the promise that hydrogen offers as a fuel source, and these vehicles may be commercially available sooner than you think.Hydrogen as a Green Energy Source Hydrogen is often considered a green energy source when...
The End of Just-In-Time Manufacturing as we Know It Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing was initiated in the 1950s and 1960s by Toyota. The approach was developed as part of the Toyota Production System (TPS), which aimed to minimize waste and improve efficiency in manufacturing processes.  The concept of JIT revolves around producing...
When we think about infrastructure, roads, bridges and transportation facilities immediately come to mind. The Biden Administration is currently investing $220 Billion in over 32,000 projects in 4,500 communities according to a report in USA Today. It’s the largest focused infrastructure investment since the days of FDR. Key current infrastructure...
Over the past 2 years Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been hammered as investors headed toward the exits. Major brokers were in flux in 2022 when Binance refused to buy out Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX exchange. Some experts warned that Bitcoin could fall as low as $9,000. Simply put, the Bitcoin...