By Nicholas – Published on January 25, 2018
The US Dollar has been showing marked weakness over the last six months. Contrary to popular opinion, the latest rate hike by the FED seemed to launch a leg lower on the US Dollar Index. The US Dollar Index was designed to measure the US Dollar against a basket of major currencies, and given its...
Published on January 25, 2018
Cantech Letter is pleased to announce the finalists for the 8th Annual Cantech Letter Awards. The Cantech Letter Awards recognize excellence in Canada’s innovation sectors. They are selected by an anonymous panel of more than 40 sell-side analysts from dozens of Canadian investment...
By Nicholas – Published on January 25, 2018
In less that a week this year's Cantech Investment Conference will open its doors, with loads of innovative companies there to make connections, and share what they do best. The last year has seen a new wave of investment hit the Canadian tech sector. Pretty much any tech industry you can...
By Nicholas – Published on January 24, 2018
For anyone that is familiar with Peter Schiff's highly critical view of US led monetary policy, the views he expressed in his latest interview with Alex Jones shouldn't come as a surprise. But unlike the criticism he has delivered over the last few years, he now sees a collapse in the...
By Nicholas – Published on January 24, 2018
Nano technology has wide ranging applications in many areas. While the development of nano tech is happening across the planet, Canada has already created some nanotech products that show incredible potential. One of the big assets that Canada brings to the table is a system of excellent...
By Nicholas – Published on January 23, 2018
December of 2017 saw the Russian Central Bank amass another 300,000 ounces of gold, bringing their total purchases for 2017 to 223 tonnes. The last few years have seen Russia add hundreds of tonnes of gold to their official reserves, and with December's purchases, they may be in a position...
By Nicholas – Published on January 22, 2018
Did you know that nearly 20% of the US and Canadian population will be over 65 years old in the next decade? This might not seem like a field that fits in with cutting edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics, but as the number of senior citizens grows, society will have to find new ways...
By Nicholas – Published on January 21, 2018
One of the most important mining conferences of the year is finally here, and some of the biggest names in natural resources are in Vancouver for this year's Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. The next two days will be packed with presentations from mining companies, keynote speeches...
By Nicholas – Published on January 20, 2018
It is going to be a big day tomorrow, with this year's Vancouver Resources Investment Conference all set to open its doors to the public. In addition to more than 250 mining companies that extract a range of valuable elements and fuel sources, there will be some of the most successful...
By Nicholas – Published on January 19, 2018
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is hot right now. Unlike many areas of technology that have limited uses in specialized fields, the AI space can be adapted to just about any industry. The recent takeover of Layer 6 Inc. by TD Bank is a good demonstration of how important major financial players see...
By Nicholas – Published on January 18, 2018
Like most of the base metals, zinc had a great second half of 2017. So far 2018 is looking good as well, with the cash contract for zinc holding steady above $3400 USD/tonne on the LME. There have been some observations made in recent weeks about the speculative nature of the buying in the base...
By Nicholas – Published on January 18, 2018
The last few months have seen a number of new Blockchain based companies pop up. Some are crypto miners, while others, like Blockchain Intelligence Group (BIG) offer more specialized services for looking at Bitcoin based transactions. Unlike some of the companies in the 'Blockchain'...
By Nicholas – Published on January 17, 2018
The last few years haven't been great for anyone who is at all skeptical of the extraordinary actions that were taken in the wake of the crisis of 2008. While there were a chorus of voices that expressed concern about the multiple rounds of QE, among other experimental monetary policies, today,...
By Nicholas – Published on January 16, 2018
Tuesday was a rough one for cryptos, with a slew of bearish headlines hitting the wires from across the world. South Korean regulators have reasserted that shutting down crypto exchanges is still an option, even without approval from the legislature. According to local news sources, regulators...
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