Roger Conrad

Analyst Articles

It’s been a little more than four months since my last visit to this fine city, and my long-held view that London is a stimulating international investment environment is being reinforced this week. Read More

By Yiannis G. MostrousATHENS, Greece I expect that SRI readers are enjoying the summer. After all, history has shown that extensive investment moves during the summer–especially in August–have never been particularly successful. It also allows an opportunity to make necessary portfolio changes both tactically (i.e., leading… Read More

For the past four years, whenever anyone has been asked to give an example of nanotechnologies in real life, stain-resistant pants have been constantly at the top of the list. Perhaps that gives us a clue where to look. Companies such as Nano-Tex have been very successful with their stain-resistant pants (and other clothing). The entire textile industry has been one of the initial and major adopters of nanotechnology products and processes, with $13.6 billion worth of textiles using nanotechnologies predicted to be on the market by 2007. Read More

Two technologies that sit on the periphery of nanotech are dendrimer research and spintronics. And both have been in the tech news of late. Read More

The Big Dogs portfolio are some of the most innovative and successful companies out there. Their size makes them stable and influential. The Pioneers section of the portfolio is a collection of small companies with at least one great idea. They all have to pass through the Valley of Death, but for one reason or another, they have a leg up on much of their competition. Read More

In the maiden issue of The Real Nanotech Investor, editor Gregg Early explains why you should invest in nano and disruptive technology and how to go about it. Read More

In the nascent marketplace of nano/disruptive-edge technologies, there’s no clearer delineation than the big companies from the little ones. The common denominator for these companies is their dedication or rededication to research and development (R&D). The biggies aren’t going to hit home runs with nanotech; their goal is to hit singles and doubles and drive profits home that way. Read More

By Yiannis G. MostrousMYKONOS, Greece–I’m currently tucked away on a small but vibrant island in the Aegean Sea. Markets, wars and the other chaos that make up our daily lives seem quite distant. I hope you found the last issue of SRI, a Geopolitics &… Read More