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Helium is a Critical Part of the Electronics Supply Chain

Experts in the electronics industry know that helium is a critical part of making the components that bring us the internet, smartphones, home healthcare, and almost any of the modern electronic technology conveniences that we take for granted today. The Electronics Supply Chain There was $1.42 trillion (yes trillion) worth of electronic systems manufactured in 2015.  This […]

Helium Uses in Technology

Without helium, advances in cutting-edge technology fundamental for supporting the development of medical, manufacturing, astronomical and computer devices would never materialize. Helium is one of our most valuable resources and essential for solidifying the technology supply chain. An inert gaseous element found in radioactive ores and natural gas, helium is so light that the Earth’s gravity […]

Helium Used for Internet Access (Fiber Optics)

Most people are unaware that helium is vital to technology, including the very Internet access people use to read this article. Helium is Fantastic at Cooling One of the main functions helium provides is being able to cool things down quickly.  In fact, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) claims that 32 percent of helium […]

Helium Uses in the US Military and US Defense

Helium has a number of US Defense uses and is an extremely important to the US Military. Defense use falls into two types, indirect and direct.  Indirect usage by the military is often direct usage by other groups.  One example is weather monitoring, which is necessary for a number of military operations even when it […]

How Helium is Used with MRI Machines

Helium is an element in the noble gas category that serves many purposes in various industries including the medical field. In fact, one of the most common uses of helium is in MRI machines. What Is an MRI Machine A magnetic resonance imaging, more commonly known as an MRI, machine is a device that uses a […]

Oil tops $53 to settle at highest level in a week

Oil futures settled at their highest in a week on Tuesday, with talk of a potential output cut from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and expectations for a decline in U.S. production combining to lift prices for the U.S. crude benchmark above $53 a barrel. Crude for delivery in May CLK5, -0.73% climbed […]

OPEC leader: Oil could shoot back to $200

Right now the oil market is totally focused on finding a bottom for oil prices. However, according to OPEC’s Secretary-General Abdulla al-Badri we’ve already hit bottom. Not only that, but he sees a real possibility that oil prices could explode higher to upwards of $200 per barrel in the future. He’s far from the only […]

Has oil finally made its low?

In case you were on a submarine below the Arctic ice for the past 12 months, the decline in oil prices has been the financial news story of 2014 and continues to dominate headlines in 2015. Everyone is looking for a low, and the recent action has raised questions of whether or not we have […]

Cramer’s two signs that oil’s bottomed already

Now that the price of crude has rebounded back up to $52, Jim Cramer wants to know whether black gold has reached a rally that is sustainable, or will it make a staggering decline back down into the $40s? “That is a huge question for this market, especially since the make-or-break point for so many […]