By Nicholas – Published on January 13, 2018
The World Economic Forum (WEF) kicks off in Davos, Switzerland, before too long, and the meteoric rise of cryptocurrencies is almost certainly going to be a hot topic. 2017 saw some incredible price action in the crypto space, and today, the cryptocurrency market as a whole is valued at well...
Published on January 12, 2018
Justin Hayek, Investment Advisor and Associate Portfolio Manager at PI Financial Corp, interviews Ivan Bebek, Executive Chairman and Director at Auryn Resources Inc. and Co-chairman, Co-founder and Director of Torq Resources. Car Ride Confessions follows top CEOs to explore their greatest...
By Nicholas – Published on January 11, 2018
A lot has happened in the last decade, and some extreme monetary policies have come into play that would have been unthinkable prior to the sub-prime crisis in 2008. In the wake of a near total collapse of the Western financial system, central banks in the US, EU, Japan and UK engaged in...
By Nicholas – Published on January 10, 2018
When HIVE Blockchain hit the TSX-V over the summer, there were some questions surrounding the new business model they were bringing to the market. While Frank Holmes and Genesis Mining were both well respected, the idea of a public crypto mining company was seen by some commentators as being too...
By Jeff – Published on January 10, 2018
Records for renewable energy consumption were smashed around the world in 2017. View the high-resolution version of today’s graphic by clicking here. Looking at national and state grids, progress has been extremely impressive. In Costa Rica, for example, renewable energy supplied five...
By Nicholas – Published on January 9, 2018
It would be hard to argue that the cryptocurrencies haven't taken the investment world by storm. The last year has seen some pretty amazing returns generated by just about any crypto out there, and when it comes to Bitcoin, the rapid appreciation of the world's most valuable crypto has...
By Nicholas – Published on January 9, 2018
Ever since people stopped having to pull the antenna out of the body of their cellular phone, the role of antennae in modern life has gone relatively unnoticed. But for TSX listed Baylin Technologies, the numerous antennae we use on a daily basis are how they keep driving their company to create...
By Nicholas – Published on January 8, 2018
Late in 2016, Goldman Sachs came out with a report that stated that while copper prices were likely going to rise in 2017, they might hit a 'wall of supply'. This idea can be defined simply as: rising prices create headwinds for supply, as governments and labor want more money for the...
By Nicholas – Published on January 7, 2018
The last week has seen a lot of mixed messages come out of the Chinese Government when it comes to crypto mining. At first, it looked like the People's Bank of China (PBOC) was moving towards an outright ban on crypto mining activities, but as the week went on, it was made clear that they...
By Nicholas – Published on January 7, 2018
Iron ore prices seem to be joining the entire commodity complex in a big open to 2018. Benchmark prices for iron ore in China have hit levels that haven't been seen since last September, and across the Indian steel industry concerns are being voiced over the rising cost of the key feed...
By Nicholas – Published on January 5, 2018
The crypto space has seen a lot of action over the last couple of months, but since Christmas, the Ripple coin has stormed to the forefront of the crypto world. Sometime over the last few days Ripple's total market value over took Ethereum, which is still rising right along side of Ripple....
By Nicholas – Published on January 5, 2018
It would appear that gold is off to a blistering start to 2018. After smashing through its 200 day simple moving average on the heels of a Fed rate hike, which is now sitting around $1276 USD/oz, gold has been on a run past $1300 USD/oz that is on par with some of the quickest gold rallies of...
By Nicholas – Published on January 4, 2018
Most people would agree that preventing problems is a whole lot better than dealing with them when they happen. The field of molecular diagnostics isn't new, but today the costs involved in their wide spread use are dropping quickly. There are a number of companies from around the world who...
By Nicholas – Published on January 3, 2018
The last two years have seen some major changes take place in the energy sector. Massive offshore wind power projects in Europe are becoming one of the cheapest forms on electrical generation, with major names like Vattenfall and Royal Dutch Shell entering the development space. While the two...
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