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News & Analysis: GLENCORE INTERNATION
Cobalt is an important material for some of the fastest-growing energy storage applications, but does it belong in your portfolio?
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?
Which one would you buy?