January 14, 2019
No Money, No News, No Gains – All Pain in 2018
How companies and investors can escape the death spiral
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Kai Hoffman
Pointing out the obvious here, but 2018 was a lost year for many junior exploration companies. We have seen a tremendous slow down in money...
January 11, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Fabi Lara
I see investors feeling very uncertain about the US markets, with Asian and European markets showing similar lacklustre returns, if any at all. Uncertainty is very often a precedent for a bear market and we are long overdue one in the equities market.
January 10, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: David Erfle
As we move into 2019, there are a few trends that are continuing to heat up as we conclude a year of turmoil in the global marketplace.
The global economy has turned down heading into the new year and presents a real crisis, as quantitative easing in...
January 9, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Christopher Aaron
Commodity and stock markets are moving in recognizable patterns that will directly impact investor returns over the next 5 - 10 years.
Why it's Important: Patterns appear over and over again throughout nature. Human beings are part of the...
January 7, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Jayant Bhandari
The US dollar has increased in value, given the “America First,” pro-business changes that Trump administration has undertaken. There is fear in the market from the trade-war between the US and China, which in my view will end up as nothing...
January 7, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Brent Cook
It seems the investment world is entering a period of uncertainty resulting from geopolitical issues including, but not limited to, BREXIT, US relations and tariffs with other countries, internal US political issues, slowing global growth, the rolling over...
January 4, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Sid Rajeev
The strong US$ impacted prices of most of the commodities in 2018. Zinc suffered the most (down 16% YoY), followed by platinum (down 12% YoY), and silver (down 7% YoY). The TSXV is down 29% YoY.
Why it's Important: We expect commodity prices to...
January 4, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Peter Spina
The return of fear and uncertainty has come back to Wall Street and beyond. The recent instability in the markets coming from global central bank liquidity tightening along with rising rates is destabilizing a system addicted to artificial stimulus and...
January 3, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Jeff Clark
The world is filled with toppy markets, financial bubbles, and bloated debt levels in virtually every segment of society. And it’s all taken place within a global monetary system where, for the first known time in history, all currencies are...
January 2, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Adrian Day
The long period of Quantitative Easing following the credit crisis of 2008—ultra low interest rates and huge increases in central banks’ balance sheets—had consequences, expected and unexpected.
In like manner, any period of tightening...
January 1, 2019
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Paul Harris
Funding for the junior exploration sector has been very hard to come by in 2018 but strategic investments from majors have continued as has M&A activity. Money has flowed towards established (safer) jurisdictions and away from emerging market...
December 25, 2018
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Jeffrey M. Christian
Traditional buy and hold investors have reduced their gold and silver purchases sharply. Shorter term investors seeking capital appreciation have become more active in gold and silver, both going long and shorting the metals. Mining companies are...
December 20, 2018
Although the gold price has had a tough time this year, market watchers believe that 2019 could mark the beginning of the next bull market for gold. The current price makes this the perfect time to pick up gold stocks and emerging mid-tier gold producers are proving to be the most attractive...
December 18, 2018
VRIC 2019 Featured Speaker: Gianni Kovacevic
The global energy trade is pivoting towards a world powered by the magnificence of electricity. This 100-year trend is just getting started, find out how you can prosper from it!
Why it's Important: The enablers of electrification take centre...