Thursday, 12 December 2019

Investors go green

And I ain't got a problem with it, dear reader(s). Investors can invest in anything they like. It's their money. Personally, I would be putting my money into Elon's rockets, but ... each to their own, you dig? I mean, I'm not sure planet earth can be saved now. We need to find a new planet to fuck up. Do you know what I mean?

Anyway ...

Renewable energy has become the top investment sector for UK investors with almost a third of investors (30%) regarding it as the sector they would actively put their money into for long term gain.

Oh, gain. / So ... 'What's this, boss?' PR email, Voice. 'Yeah, from who?' Hang on ... GraniteShares, whoever they are. No endorsement, obviously. 'Ha!' Ha! Exactly! I'm not qualified to endorse anything financial. 'But you're the world's foremost financial shaman!' Yes. And that means I'm on the mystical side of things. Dear reader(s), listen! ... I will take a look at your aura or your chakras if you want me to. 'But you don't do that no more!' No. No. Maybe Keith Busby then. 'What is Keith Busby doing these days?' I don't know. He might be dead. 'But that won't stop him!' Of course it won't!

Anyway ...

With U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Gutterres warning that climate change is about to reach a point of no return - and with Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage empty-chaired for Channel 4's recent climate change debate - new research from GraniteShares suggests the green agenda is gripping the UK investor community. Renewable energy is now a top investment choice for investors of all ages; it is equally popular with men (29%) and women (31%) and it also transcends investment philosophy. For example, active traders, those that are simply looking to make an opportune gain, place as much emphasis on renewables as those investors that act with a specific ethical investment philosophy (33% and 36% respectively).

Okay, okay. I suppose gain's all right then. / This email is rather big, man. 'Maybe too big, boss.' That's what I'm thinking, Voice. 'Maybe you should go straight to the voice, boss.' That's what I'm thinking, Voice. Er, the GraniteShares voice, dear reader(s), not him. 'Ha!' / Here it is - !!!

Will Rhind, Founder and CEO at GraniteShares comments: "Despite the context of unprecedented market uncertainty in the UK at the moment, it is positive to see so many investors taking conviction views for the year ahead. The rising popularity of tech brands we expect to continue and the focus on renewable energy reflects concern over one of the biggest issues that the planet faces today."

Coming through loud and clear. 'Lovely!' Yes. / More - !!!

"At a time when it has become statistically harder and harder to actually make money in the markets and outperform, more investors are looking at new sectors and also individual brands when it comes to investment planning. For many sophisticated investors, there is also a serious opportunity to balance the long-term with the short-term. GraniteShares' new platform of short and leveraged single stock daily ETPs, for the first time, enables sophisticated investors to take positions on both rising and falling share prices and to express very focused views, both long and short, on popular UK single stocks through ETPs."

Yeah, yeah. As I say ... no endorsement, and absolutely no investment advice. However, rockets are nice. Maybe you can build your own rocket in your back garden, dear reader(s) ... ? I was going to do that once. 'When, boss?' When I was a kid, with my mates. 'Tell us more!' Well, okay ... we had the bright idea of bolting six or seven metal dustbins together, and filling the bottom dustbin with gunpowder from fireworks. 'Right.' Then we were going to sit in the other dustbins, one for each of us, and then head for the moon. 'But that's bloody crazy!!!' Yeah, we were kids. Don't get upset about it.


ENDS - !!!


Anything else? Not really, no. I'll be writing another post this afternoon.