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Yan Barcelo

Yan Barcelo

is a Morningstar contributor based in Canada.

We’re in a once-in-a-generation shift in demand for metals
Markets
We’re in a once-in-a-generation shift in demand for metals
The ongoing energy transition will create an outsized demand for several critical metals that the mining industry will more likely be unable to meet.
Why investors should look at emerging markets again
Markets
Why investors should look at emerging markets again
Many factors now favour emerging markets, especially China and Asia as a whole, according to analysts.
Hydrogen: Fuel of the future for airplanes?
Markets
Hydrogen: Fuel of the future for airplanes?
Its only emission is water vapour, and it may hold the key to solving the airline industry’s carbon problem.
'This isn't '97 again': Why emerging markets can weather rate hikes
Markets
'This isn't '97 again': Why emerging markets can weather rate hikes
Tightening financial conditions in the US can infect emerging markets. This time around, EMs are certainly not immune, but not as exposed either.
What's the 'metaverse' and should investors care?
Stocks
What's the 'metaverse' and should investors care?
Metaverse prophets are early but emerging technologies bear promise.
4 retirement blind spots
Retirement
4 retirement blind spots
These common trouble spots can catch retirees off guard (who don't plan for them).
'Renewable-ing' oil
Stocks
'Renewable-ing' oil
Clean energy is definitely in, and oil is out... but far from dead.
China takes lead in digital currencies
Markets
China takes lead in digital currencies
While most central banks are still only studying digital currencies, China's already on the ground with a new digital renminbi.
US dollar crash? Here we go again!
Markets
US dollar crash? Here we go again!
These fears are not new—and right now, there is no alternative, writes Yan Barcelo.
Downtown won't become a ghost town
Markets
Downtown won't become a ghost town
Covid-19 turned most city centres into empty spaces—but they won’t stay that way, writes Yan Barcelo.
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