By Nicholas – Published on February 22, 2018
Anything Apple is expensive, but the valuation of the world tech sector is probably a symptom of a much larger problem. At the moment, the iPhone X starts at $999 USD, and those prices are set to rise. Most people associate Apple with computers, but from a business standpoint, they are a wildly...
Published on February 22, 2018
Kevin Ford, Calian Group Ltd. shares insight at the January 31 Cantech Investment Conference in Toronto, Canada.
By Nicholas – Published on February 21, 2018
The world of finance wasn't ready for cryptos. 2017 saw the rise of an asset class that still isn't easy to place in an existing category. Cryptocurrencies are more like a commodity than a currency at this point, but unlike a physical commodity, they offer little utility to the people...
Published on February 21, 2018
What is unique about Canadian cannabis companies? Chris Wagner from Emerald Health Therapeutics, Mark Zekulin from Canopy Growth Crop, Brad Rogers from CannTrust Inc., and Greg Engel from OrganiGram Holdings Inc., discuss Canada's leadership position in the world of cannabis at the recent...
By Nicholas – Published on February 21, 2018
When people think of nuclear power, a base load energy source with low carbon emissions isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind. Since the beginnings of the modern 'green' movement in the 1960's, atomic energy has been opposed by most groups that identify as...
Published on February 20, 2018
Nolan Watson - Sandstorm Gold Ltd, Gary Brown - Wheaton Precious Metals, Paul Brink - Franco- Nevada Corp, and Sean Roosen - Osisko Gold Royalties share insight at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. Panel moderated by Frank Holmes, U.S Global Investors.
By Nicholas – Published on February 20, 2018
It is becoming more difficult to refer to what is happening in the Eastern Mediterranean in the context of a 'civil war' in Syria. Turkey's internal politics have been uneasy for years now, with an attempted coup and a power grab by current President Tayyip Erdogan complicating the...
By Nicholas – Published on February 19, 2018
According to Doug Casey, the crisis that started in 2008 never ended. No doubt, there has been a period of calm in the wake of the extraordinary actions taken by central banks, but he likens this to the eye of a hurricane. The massive destruction of value that was caused by the implosion of...
By Nicholas – Published on February 17, 2018
In 1912 no less a man than J.P. Morgan sat in front of Samuel Untermeyer while testifying to the US House of Representatives and spoke the now famous words, “Money is gold, and nothing else.” Mr. Morgan was only half right, but the topic at hand wasn't an idle discussion of...
By Nicholas – Published on February 16, 2018
Whatever troubles hit the bond and equity markets over the last two weeks spurred selling in most markets with any amount of liquidity, but it looks like the industrial metals are bouncing back with a vengeance. Copper, zinc, nickel and iron ore are all showing strong price action, with zinc...
Published on February 16, 2018
Premier Sandy Silver spoke in the Yukon Pavilion, hosted by the Yukon Mining Alliance, at the 2018 Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. Watch more coverage from the Yukon Pavilion and Vancouver Resource Investment Conference HERE.
By Nicholas – Published on February 15, 2018
No matter where we look in the world, there seems to be a lot of debt. The USA recently went through yet another political circus trying to come to a deal for the federal budget, and the plan that made it through will flood the markets with newly issued debt. Over the next few years deficit...
Published on February 15, 2018
"The engine that drives the entire resource sector: making discoveries". Mark O'Dea, Chairman & Founder of Oxygen Capital Corp. shares insight at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference 2018, January 21-22.
By Nicholas – Published on February 15, 2018
A series of recent data points in the US might be an early warning of a stagflationary economic environment. Inflation figures released yesterday came in a touch higher than expected, at 2.1% on a y-o-y basis for January, and up .5% from December. This data was enough to send the US Dollar much...
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