Chief Resource Analyst
Author of the bestselling book, Where In the World Should I Invest?, Karim Rahemtulla has covered international markets and the global movements of money for over 20 years.
With an expertise in emerging markets and energy, he's regarded as one of the country's foremost resource and developing world analysts. Educated in England, Canada and the United States, Karim is fluent in several languages. His undergraduate studies were completed in Economics/Foreign Languages, and his graduate coursework was completed in Finance.
Karim is also regarded as the country’s foremost innovator in options trading, with strategies ranging from income to aggressive speculation. On such merits, he travels the world regularly, seeking out the best investment opportunities, and is a featured speaker at more than a dozen frontline conferences, annually.
On August 11, Kinder Morgan (KMI) dropped a bombshell on the market. The company announced that it was consolidating its partnership ventures – currently trading as master limited partnerships (MLPs) – into a single non-MLP entity. The news sent all Kinder Morgan-related entities shooting to the…
If you’re unimpressed by the recent earnings reports in the energy sector, you’re not alone. Natural gas companies in particular have reported less-than-stellar earnings over the past couple of weeks. With gas prices declining – along with stagnant overall demand and increasing…
Tensions between Russia and other major world powers just went into overdrive. As I mentioned on Tuesday, Russia’s ability to survive independently makes it essentially impervious. Well, the country is beginning to prove it. In response to recent sanctions, Russia announced…
The United States recently enacted several new sanctions against Russia, freezing assets of Russian defense companies. The sanctions also target companies related to the energy and banking sectors. Companies like Rosneft, Novatek (NOVKY), and Gazprombank – which is related to natural gas giant Gazprom (OGZPY) – are…
Conventional wisdom says that liquefied natural gas (LNG) is a “can’t lose” proposition. After all, natural gas is plentiful. And liquefying it for transport – to countries that are willing to pay through the nose for it – seems like a no-brainer. Everyone wants…