Matt Badiali: Turning Zinc Into Cash

Matt Badiali is a geologist, writer, and investor who has traveled the world researching, interviewing, and writing about natural resources and investment strategies for the common man. Badiali holds a B.S. in earth sciences from Penn State University and a Master of Science in geology from Florida Atlantic University as well as studying for five years at the University of North Carolina while working towards a Ph.D. ( Follow Matt on Medium. Badiali has worked as a geologist for a drilling company as well as a consultant to an environmental company, but it wasn’t until he had a conversation with a friend that he realized what his true passion was and this changed his life are career path ( In 2004 a friend of Matt Badiali asked him to help develop investment strategies that would benefit the average investor and utilize his knowledge of science and geology to help find new investment strategies that would appeal to anyone ( Badiali believes in using a hands-on approach and has traveled the world searching for investment ideas and believes that his knowledge as a geologist compliments his knowledge of investing and helps him find new ways to make great profits ( Matt Badiali points out that no one is infallible and he himself has made some bad investments but this too has only led to his knowledge and ability to help investors who are faced with the same situations he has.


Matt Badiali’s work on researching investment ideas led to him launching his own newsletter named, Real Wealth Strategist, which is published through Banyan Hill. Badiali decided to write the newsletter because investing in natural resources can be tricky and relies heavily on speculation and with his unique skill set that combines science with finance gives him the best insight on being able to successfully invest in this sector ( Badiali’s experience and research paid off when in 2016 he became aware of an upcoming metal shortage and flew to Dublin, Ireland to find out more information from mining company executives who confirmed that there would indeed be a metal shortage and would be in the form of zinc ( While Badiali did not know much about Zinc at the time his research and connections convinced him that a Zinc shortage was inevitable, so using his knowledge and instinct as an investor he published the information in his newsletter ( Readers of Real Wealth Strategist who chose to follow Matt Badiali’s advice about investing in Zinc in May 2017 now have 80% gains and prove that Matt Badiali knows what he is talking about ( Read this article at Seeking Alpha.

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