Matt Badiali is an expert in the mining, energy and agricultural industries and has worked on and owned oil wells as well as explored abandoned mines. He has studied natural resources for more than 20 years and in doing so has visited locations worldwide including Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, the Yukon, and even the Mexican desert. He feels that most investors miss out and lose money because they aren’t as hands-on with their investments as they should be. In this vein, he personally meets with the CEO’s of mining companies, precious metals experts, and resource investors so he stays informed about the most recent trends, findings, and technologies in the industry.
Matt Badiali earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Earth Sciences while studying at Penn State University and his Masters degree from Florida Atlantic University in Geology. This enabled him to teach geology at the University of North Carolina and at Duke University. It also taught him plenty about the industry he has invested heavily in, and he has revealed a lot of what he has discovered in his field to different companies including Anadarko and Exxon Mobil and also while attending large geologic conferences. He has also made presentations with the well-known oilman T. Boone Pickens and has shared his ideas with Ross Beaty, the chairman of Pan American Silver.
As a contributor to Banyan Hill Publishing, Matt Badiali has enlightened and educated many people about different profitable investment opportunities. He has said, himself, that this endeavor is the one he enjoys the most. It has allowed him to combine his love for natural resources with investing, and he has been doing so for the last 11 years by researching and writing about great investment opportunities. One of his greatest contributions in this area has been to share what he knows about natural resources with the investment world, and this has helped many people to pick solid investments. He attributes his ability to picking out some of these natural resource investments because of his training as a geologist. He knows that while many investors have a difficult time navigating the industry he invests heavily in, he has no problem because of his extensive work and research there before he even began investing.
On top of all of this, Matt Badiali brings a work ethic and the kind of focus that most people only wish to have. This has enabled him to put in the hours needed to learn and understand the details of the natural resources industry and, in the end, this is a big part of what has set him apart from the rest of his colleagues.