The Green Dollar


This category contains 7 posts

Handling Opinions

An objective of the “Green Dollar” is to facilitate progress in renewable energy as a viable part of economic systems and be an accessible source of unfamiliar information for people in varying parts of the industry. So it will provide renewable energy science information for energy fund analysts and vice versa, coverage on impacts on … Continue reading

Working with pockets of unknown information

I’m learning how to read figures for “Green Dollar” these days. Since figures are objective and finance has a certain veil over it, I’m forced to think of ways to work around pockets of confidential or unknown information. As a garage journalist living without insider news, I like kidding myself into thinking that paid analysts … Continue reading

Further thoughts on digital media

Digital media preferences: Consideration: high speed Internet Better mobile information access option: IPod does not support Microsoft silverlight, making browsing e-paper difficult unable to download full paper to browse on iBooks software. Like PDF version For promo news and ads: housewives and women News feed versions good for business people only: usually in their 30s … Continue reading

Media Regulation

From the Economist. Strictest: Brazil Germany India US South Korea Britain Italy Argentina Spain Australia Canada Request for info: most pro-active Brazil US Britain India Italy Germany Spain Australia S. Korea Canada

Connectivity with the World

It was an interesting meet with a decade-old HP guy on a Thursday night. Together with Karen, a people motivator and initiator of a book on women, I learnt about Hewlett Packard’s previous CEO, Mark Hurd’s legal shave that happened 3 months ago. The meet, though meant to facilitate our link up with HP’s working … Continue reading


Bollywood is song and dance. Bollywood is named after Hollywood for its independent and sizeable industry with the boogie edge. What will Singawood look like if there is to be one? Given the way our society has been carved for 40 years, theatre and the arts stand on the side while the urgency of survival … Continue reading

Good news for Journalists…unresearched

With publishers saying there isn’t enough dough to go around at the time when ad spend is low, journalists, the bloodline of publications, may feel helpless and worse still, unappreciated and sacrificed. I have gathered some new findings that might just buck the trend. I have been trying to get my act together for my … Continue reading

Blackrock: Profile

Blackrock is focused on companies that

1. have individual stock specific catalysts to release additional value

2. benefit the most from an improvement in the macro environment, through either higher oil prices or increased industry capital expenditure.

3. oil services

(Backdrop of oil price driven earnings revisions is a positive one, there are many company-specific factors to highlight even in flat price environemnt. Companies that are low-cost producrs and have strong resource positions, and high impact exploration programmes that are attracting value.)

For more information, contact:
Robin Batchelor, MD, portfolio manager and joint chief investment officer of blackrock's natural resources equity team, or Poppy Allanby: fund manager of Blackrock's natural resources equity team.