By Nicholas – Published on July 18, 2018
Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, there are going to be a few changes to a market that was operating in a legal gray area for decades. One of the biggest changes to the cannabis industry is an increased level of oversight. Specifically, the rules that govern the ownership and operation of...
By Nicholas – Published on July 16, 2018
The way that people power their lives is changing. For most of modern human history, fossil fuels have been king. Coal, natural gas, and petroleum have all supported the global industrialization that took place over the last 300 years. Today, long-standing energy assumptions are being called into...
By Nicholas – Published on July 12, 2018
Base metals are the most fundamental minerals produced for the modern economy, and metals such as copper, zinc, nickel, lead, and aluminum are the key components that support sustained economic growth. During periods of economic expansion, these are the first materials to support a bustling...
By Nicholas – Published on July 12, 2018
Making money in the resource sector isn't easy. Many investors see the fundamentals for a metal like gold or copper and want to buy into what they view as a great opportunity. The problem is, the mining sector trades a lot differently than the commodities it produces. This makes investing more...
By Jeff – Published on July 4, 2018
Over the last 20 years, people have flocked from all over the world to Silicon Valley. It’s the epicenter of the tech boom, and a magnet that attracts talent, ideas, and capital to come together to create new things. Software mania has shifted the most important corporate addresses in the...
By Matthew – Published on July 3, 2018
June was an exciting month for investors, from the gold vs crypto vs cannabis panel that took place at the 2018 International Mining Investment Conference to looking at the value and real-world uses of blockchain. In our monthly roundup we bring together the most popular investing topics and...
By Matthew – Published on June 27, 2018
In May we gathered some of the top resource companies and investing experts at the 2018 International Mining Investment Conference in Vancouver. With over 30 speakers there was a lot of ground covered, so we put together a list of some of the most talked about presentations from the show. 1....
By Matthew – Published on June 26, 2018
Last month we took a look at Canadian companies who are currently attracting global tech investors and helping grow a venture capital culture. During the 2018 Cantech Investment Conference we had a chance to sit down with some of the top CEOs and discuss the path they took and how they are...
By Nicholas – Published on June 20, 2018
Depending on what narrative one chooses to put their faith in, the futures market for precious metals could be a very corrupt place. The idea behind trading commodities is a pretty simple one; by setting up a futures market like the COMEX, major metals producers can sell their future production...
By Nicholas – Published on June 17, 2018
The market for sports gambling in the USA is estimated to be worth at least $150 billion USD. Until the recent Supreme Court decision to legalize sports betting at a federal level, there was no way for anyone to build a business that centred around sports wagering. Now it looks like states are...
By Nicholas – Published on June 15, 2018
Most people out there don't own gold. Cryptocurrencies probably impacted demand last year in North America, and retail coin sales took a major beating in 2017. But at the higher levels in the investment community, Idaho's precious metal reserves are definitely on the radar. The past few...
By Nicholas – Published on June 13, 2018
The Sprott Vancouver Natural Resource Symposium is coming up, and it is bringing some of the biggest names in natural resources together in downtown Vancouver. The symposium will open up on Tuesday the 17th of July and will feature some of the best minds in mining, as well as premier resource...
By Nicholas – Published on June 11, 2018
Blockchain development is attracting some serious capital. So far this year Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) has raised more than $9 billion US Dollars. Nearly half of that figure was raised by EOS, a new Blockchain that is being designed to compete with Bitcoin and Ethereum. The amount of money...
By Nicholas – Published on June 8, 2018
The idea of “Peak Oil” isn't new. Ever since M. King Hubbert presented the theory in 1956 people have wondered how a world that wasn't dependent on oil would look like. Now it looks like new technology is on the brink of breaking into markets that drive oil demand, and creating...
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