Market Mad House

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. Friedrich Nietzsche

What will replace oil.

Long Ideas

Energy Disruption: Why I Won’t Buy Oil Stocks Now

My prediction is that the energy industry is about to go through a process of disruption similar to what the computer industry went through in the 1980s. In 1980 the computer industry consisted of a few companies such as IBM that relied upon giant centralized systems. By 1990 the industry had become decentralized as new competitors like Apple sold smaller, cheaper machines that diffused computing power to everybody.

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