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 centered 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) have 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...
By Nicholas – Published on June 5, 2018
The US Dollar has been the world's reserve currency since the end of the Second World War. Even after President Nixon decided to refuse delivery of US gold that was supposed to be backing the US Dollar in 1971, it has been able to maintain its role as the global currency of choice. Today...
By Nicholas – Published on June 2, 2018
It is hard to say where the idea of “fake news” came from, but President Trump seems to love using the term. When it comes to the gold market, the information that is sometimes found in the mainstream press could easily be called “fake”. One of the most popular myths...
By Nicholas – Published on June 1, 2018
As veteran investor and billionaire Jim Rogers says, it has never been easy to make money. Contrarian investing can be very profitable, but it is vital to make sure the asset class you are investing in isn't cheap for all the right reasons. There are many investments out there which simply...
By Nicholas – Published on May 28, 2018
There is no shortage of outlandish commentary in the financial markets. People make all sorts of calls, but when it comes to precious metals, people who call for higher prices are often dismissed. Keith Neumeyer isn't afraid to share his thoughts, but when he calls for $8,000 USD/oz gold,...
By Nicholas – Published on May 28, 2018
The earthquake, tsunami, and subsequent meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi facility in Japan shook the world. Not only did it displace thousands of people, but the entire Japanese nuclear reactor fleet was shut down. Today the Fukushima Daiichi complex is still a mess, and the Japanese reactors...
By Nicholas – Published on May 27, 2018
There is no way to avoid seeing all the debt coming out of the USA. Peter Schiff took the stage at the IMIC, and broke down what he thinks is coming for the most indebted country on planet earth. The US government is running a deficit of around $100 Billion US dollars per month, and this is...
By Nicholas – Published on May 24, 2018
It is hard to find a high tech field in Canada that isn't growing. Unlike many countries, Canada has welcomed crypto development and made investing in the space easy. In addition to HIVE Blockchain, Vancouver is home to First Block Capital. They were early to the crypto developers party, and...
By Nicholas – Published on May 20, 2018
The massive ramp in the price and popularity of cryptocurrency has made people take notice of a little watched sector. Bitcoin and Ethereum made numerous new millionaires appear over the last two years. But Blockchain, which is the system that makes cryptocurrencies function, has found a firm base...
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