By Nicholas – Published on November 22, 2017
By now pretty everyone knows two things about Electric Vehicles (EV's), and the elements that make them possible. Firstly, there isn't supply of them at the moment, and secondly, many of them come from places that aren't stable. Cobalt and The Democratic Republic of the Congo illustrate...
By Nicholas – Published on November 21, 2017
If you are interested in buying precious metals, there are good reasons to follow up on your hunch. Gold is the metal that usually comes to mind when investing in precious metals is brought up, but silver has some unique advantages that no other metal shares, especially at its current...
By Nicholas – Published on November 21, 2017
As it stands today, China is taking over the copper futures market. The London Metals Exchange (LME) has traditionally been where the benchmark price for industrial metals is set, but the Shanghai Futures Exchange looks to be taking over that role. It all comes down to the amount of copper China is...
By Nicholas – Published on November 20, 2017
This year's Silver and Gold Summit will open today! Frank Holmes is the CEO of US Global Investors, but more recently, he became Chairman of Hive Blockchain. If you haven't hear of Hive, you may want to take a look, because since it started trading on the TSX-V a few months ago, the...
By Nicholas – Published on November 19, 2017
There is a lot of misleading information out there about gold. One commentator recently compared the yellow metal to bodily waste, and this goes to show just how far from reality mainstream financial thinking has drifted. One person who understands the value of gold is Jim Rickards, and he will be...
By Nicholas – Published on November 18, 2017
It has never been easy to make money, and as the last few years have shown, the world of mining can be a tough one. But there are people out there who know how to create value, and in a few days a number of them will be meeting in downtown San Francisco. Marin Katusa will be presenting this...
By Lindsay – Published on November 17, 2017
Alex Tapscott, Founder and CEO of NextBlock Global, breaks down how to understand blockchain, ways it will transform our economy, and more at Extraordinary Future 2017.
By Nicholas – Published on November 17, 2017
The Silver and Gold Summit will be starting in a few days, and there is a lot going on in the heart of San Francisco. This year Cambridge House International and Marin Katusa have put together a great group of presenters, with some of the biggest names in resource investing among them. If you...
By Nicholas – Published on November 17, 2017
The ongoing Reza Zarrab affair demonstrates the importance of gold outside of the western world. Mr. Zarrab was born in Iran, originally named Sarraf, and until recently, he was in the custody of the US Federal Government. He has since disappeared from official prisoner records, though according to...
By Nicholas – Published on November 16, 2017
It looks like the dog days in the natural resource and precious metals sector are over. With the exception of silver, just about every other widely used metal is showing positive price movement. The industrial metals like copper, nickel and zinc have rallied hard off their summer lows, and gold has...
By Nicholas – Published on November 16, 2017
It looks like 2017 is going to be a year of falling production for silver if the first three quarters are any indication of the overall amount of silver mined this year. Both primary and silver mines and byproduct producers are seeing significant falls, with some major sources looking at double...
By Lindsay – Published on November 15, 2017
Jay Martin, CEO of Cambridge House International, shares his story on the creation of Extraordinary Future, hot topics at this year's show, and the power of connection at Cambridge House events.
By Nicholas – Published on November 15, 2017
Most accepted economic theories rely on the idea of scarcity to function. The reasons for this are easy to understand, but today, the idea of energy scarcity may be changing. While sustainable energy sources like wind and solar power are not new to the marketplace, they have recently shown that it...
By Nicholas – Published on November 15, 2017
By now most precious metals investors know that the junior end of the mining sector is pretty thin. The last bear market in gold has been especially rough on explorers, with few good options out there due to lack of investment. ETF's have also made a big splash, but when it comes to the smaller...