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Why Uranium Prices Are at a Critical Tipping Point
Thanks to considerably higher energy costs, the demand for nuclear power continues to rise.
This year alone, 65 nuclear power plants are under construction, another 160 new reactors are currently in the planning stages, and 340 more have been proposed. Even Japan is now shifting its stance on nuclear power. According to Japan Today, newly elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe now says he is willing to build new nuclear reactors.
The demand for uranium is clearly going to be getting stronger, which presents a problem. There is already a uranium supply deficit of 40 million pounds a year.
But supply and demand are only part of the uranium story... Read More...
Uranium Prices Report: Uranium to Double on "Nuclear Renaissance"
Uranium stocks got hammered in the wake of the Fukushima disaster.
But now uranium mining stocks have finally begun to bounce back... just like we told you they would.
After getting pummeled last year, shares of Cameco Corp. (NYSE: CCJ) - the world's second-largest uranium miner - are up 32%.
Meanwhile, smaller American competitors Uranium Resources Inc. (Nasdaq: URRE) and Uranium Energy Corp. (AMEX: UEC) are each up about 30%. And the Global X Uranium ETF (NYSE: URA) is up 25%.
But that's just the beginning...
Uranium Prices: How To Profit As Uranium Prices Hit $140
Uranium spot prices and shares of uranium mining companies have plunged amid fears that the situation in Japan could deteriorate into a nuclear meltdown on par with Chernobyl.
Investors fear that the explosion and subsequent radiation leaks at the Fukushima nuclear power plant will force other countries to tighten restrictions, or worse, abandon their pursuit of nuclear power as an alternative source of energy.
But if the nuclear fallout in Japan remains relatively contained, and other countries around the world move ahead as planned with their atomic energy projects, uranium prices will bounce back from their... Read More...