Cobalt is an important material for some of the fastest-growing energy storage applications, but does it belong in your portfolio?
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For whatever reasons, investors don't seem to be giving these promising companies their due.
The technology giant doesn't manufacture lithium-ion batteries, but that may not stop it from securing a future supply of cobalt for its devices.
The tiny island nation outproduces the United States 6-to-1 in cobalt and boasts 2,073% higher reserves. Good thing it's only 103 miles away.
The material is an integral component of the latest lithium-ion battery chemistries. Does cobalt belong in your portfolio?
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