Month: October 2010

ETF Spotlight: Norway and Scandinavia – GXF

This week’s ETF spotlight focuses on the Global X FTSE Nordic 30 ETF (GXF).  Scandinavia is one of the world’s most energy secure regions, with large Norwegian oil reserves, wide renewable energy adoption, and broad social and government efforts to

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Book Report – The Impending World Energy Mess

Robert Hirsch is perhaps most well known for writing the famous “Hirsch Report” in 2005, which was the first official US Government report, written for the US Department of Energy, which publicly acknowledged the threat of peak oil and the

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ETF Spotlight: Brazil – EWZ

I’ve created a mock portfolio to track the progress of the Peak Oil Proof Portfolio.  For the past week, the portfolio has gained 2.95%, while the S&P500 gained 2.10% – mostly due to poor US unemployment figures raising expectations that

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Peak Oil Proof Your Portfolio

I decided to start this blog to help people adjust their portfolio and their financial lives to make them more resilient to the potential effects of global peak oil. For the purposes herein, I’ll define peak oil as the point

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