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...
Published on January 2, 2018
Peter Spina, President & CEO: GoldSeek.com | SilverSeek.com, shares his thoughts on cryptocurrency, precious metals, and predictions for 2018. Join Peter at the upcoming Vancouver Resource Investment Conference 2018, January 21st & 22nd! Register in advance for your free ticket at...
By Nicholas – Published on January 2, 2018
Canada's Machine Learning (ML) community could be looking at a very bright future. For those of you who are having a hard time telling the difference between ML and Artificial Intelligence (AI), don't worry, you aren't alone. According to some, ML could be thought of as a sub section...
By Nicholas – Published on December 31, 2017
Over the last week copper prices have stormed back over $3USD/lb, and normally light holiday trade has been met with some heavy news flow out of China. China is by far the largest market for copper, and a string of data has supported a very positive narrative for copper prices going forward. The...
By Nicholas – Published on December 31, 2017
The TSX-V has long been known for trading in highly speculative stocks, that usually have something do with mining. Today there is a new kind of miner that is finding a solid footing on the TSX-V, and they may represent a new force in the world of finance. Mining cryptocurrencies is a pretty...
By Nicholas – Published on December 30, 2017
The concept of 'Peak Gold' has been getting more attention over the last few months. Much like the idea of peak oil, many industry insiders think that as time goes on, there will be less gold coming out of the ground. Part of this has to do with the lack of any major discoveries over the...
By Nicholas – Published on December 29, 2017
It is funny to consider the effects that the US Patriot Act has on cloud based data storage. But when it comes to data security, pretty much any data stored on a computer in the USA is subject to seizure by the US Government. This has made a number of companies from across the world very nervous...
By Nicholas – Published on December 28, 2017
The western holiday season is usually a pretty ho-hum time for the financial markets. But this year it looks like gold bulls got a present, as gold's price has risen past the 200 day moving average, last trading at $1290USD/oz in New York. Even though the volume at the moment isn't as...
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