April 7, 2018
The mining industry isn't looked to as a hotbed of innovation.
Doug Casey has pointed out that the industry is mired in the 19th century. Part of this is the nature of the business. Digging up rocks and moving them around isn't the easiest sector to digitize.
The way that minerals...
April 4, 2018
Legendary investor Jim Rodgers muses that it has never been easy to make money.
For those of you that don't know him, he founded the first hedge fund, ever, with a partner named George Soros.
This all happened back in the 1970's, right after President Nixon decided to stop redeeming...
April 1, 2018
Lithium and cobalt have rallied hard as a new generation of technologies become mainstream.
There have been a number of demand drivers, ranging from the near ubiquity of smartphones across the planet, to the rapid development of Electric Vehicles (EV's).
It all comes down to new ways of...
March 31, 2018
Royalty and Streaming (R&S) companies aren't always the first sector to come up when gold and silver investments are discussed, but they offer investors a unique way to gain exposure to the sometimes volatile precious metals market.
The big discoveries always grab the market's...
March 27, 2018
The global economy seemed to stage an impressive recovery after the collapse in 2008.
In the USA auto companies came back hard in the wake of the global meltdown, despite the fact some of them needed to be bailed out after the panic.
Low interest rates have been a hallmark of the last decade,...
March 25, 2018
There are many ways to gain exposure to the upside potential in precious metals. One of the most secure ways to gain leverage to increasing silver and gold prices are royalty and streaming companies (R&S).
Experienced investor Frank Holmes knows how profitable an investment in R&S can...
March 23, 2018
The last few years have been dreadful for uranium miners. In the wake of Fukushima's meltdown in 2011, there has been a supply glut of U308 that has smashed uranium's price down.
Over the last year some of the largest yellowcake miners in the world have taken production capacity...
March 19, 2018
According to Michael Zezas, the economic outlook for 2018 is a little different than last year.
He is Morgan Stanley's Chief US Public Policy And Municipal Strategist, and in a recent note, he brought up some ideas that aren't talked about in the financial news everyday.
March 18, 2018
Last Friday saw the lowest gold price of the year in US Dollar terms, with the yellow metal trading below $1310 USD/oz before recovering by a few dollars at the close of trade for the week.
There hasn't been any sold catalyst for a big move in gold, though the upcoming FED meeting seems to...
March 16, 2018
The poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury, England, appears to be the catalyst for a new round of diplomatic actions against Russia.
Mr. Skripal is a Russian national who was imprisoned in Russia because of his connections to MI6, which is the UK's equivalent of the...
March 16, 2018
The commercial uses for Artificial Intelligence (AI) are nearly limitless.
Today our lives are so digital that when a big leap forward in AI deployment happens, sometimes people don't realize that AI is responsible for the changes. This happened recently with Google's language...
March 15, 2018
One of President Putin's advisers has called a newly signed partnership between Russia and China a “breakthrough”.
Earlier this week a string of reports from news agencies across Eurasia announced that the governments of Russia and China had signed an agreement that will allow...
March 15, 2018
It looks like the rumors are true, and from June, Google will ban all ads that relate to cryptocurrencies and ICO's across its entire platform.
The announcement falls in line with a recent policy shift by Facebook, with both major online players moving to try and protect users from ICO scams...
March 14, 2018
The future for robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) all look bright.
By now most people know that Canada is a world leader in all of these areas, with companies like Google's DeepMind and Facebook investing heavily in Canadian based research and development...