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...
By Nicholas – Published on December 27, 2017
The rise of Electric Vehicles (EV's) has been much faster than many predicted. Tesla took an idea that was thought to be boring and uneconomic, and showed the world how sleek and attractive an EV can be. Enter China, who probably sees its growing dependence on imported petroleum as a huge...
Published on December 27, 2017
Jeffrey Christian, Managing Director and founder of CPM Group
By Nicholas – Published on December 26, 2017
The dead of winter in the Northern Hemisphere usually isn't a strong time for base metals prices. But for cobalt, December saw renewed strength in the now highly sought after metal, with a new company raising the most money on the TSX-V in an IPO since 2012. Cobalt, has been an afterthought to...
By Nicholas – Published on December 26, 2017
The last few years have seen many new ideas enter the world of finance. While Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and the idea of a digital, stateless currencies have been hot topics, there have been a number of other innovations that have been taking place behind the scenes. One of the most...
By Nicholas – Published on December 24, 2017
There are few people in the world who have worked harder than Bill Murphy to demonstrate the seemingly blatant attempts by governments, central banks, and money center banks to suppress precious metals prices. In addition to creating an investment newsletter, called Le Metropole Cafe, he is a...
By Nicholas – Published on December 23, 2017
Many people who are alive today may not remember Betamax, or the conflict between Sony and the rest of the videocassette industry. Not that this has much relevance to life today, as services like Netflix have supplanted pretty much every other form of monetized personal media delivery. But it...
Published on December 22, 2017
James Black, VP of Listings Development at CSE - Canadian Securities Exchange, discusses the importance of promoting a fair playground for raising capital in Canada.
By Nicholas – Published on December 22, 2017
Most people associate the word 'Dollar' with the United States. But its history is fundamentally linked with the era of humanity in which we learned how to split the very fabric of nature. Some may know that the same mine is responsible for both the world dollar, and the original rock...
By Nicholas – Published on December 21, 2017
It is interesting to consider how we relate to the computers that are now an integral part of everyday life. For a very long time, computers were more or less an appliance, much like a refrigerator, or toaster. Sure, computers could do things that a toaster could only dream of, but in terms of how...
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