Published on February 8, 2018
Nick Hodge, Financial Writer & Publisher, discusses developments in the uranium market with Amir Adnani, Uranium Energy Corp. & GoldMining Inc.
By Nicholas – Published on February 8, 2018
The Pascua-Lama gold project that straddles the border of Chile and Argentina should be fairly easy to get up an running. But for Barrick gold, an action taken last month by the Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente (SMA) may mean that Barrick will stop any planning for a massive open pit mine...
By Nicholas – Published on February 7, 2018
Bitcoin's fall from its December highs has been quick, with many buyers who entered the space recently sitting on major losses. Over the last few months of 2017 people had been taking out mortgages to buy crypto currencies, as well as using their credit cards to fund crypto purchases. This...
Published on February 7, 2018
Sharad Khare in dialogue with Paul Harris, Latin-American Editor of Mining Journal.
By Nicholas – Published on February 7, 2018
The reasons for the steep drop in US bonds late last week are still something of a mystery, but their results in the world markets seem to be obvious at this point. Reuters reports that many algo-run funds funds had been involved in a 'long equities, short volatility' trade, and that...
By Nicholas – Published on February 6, 2018
World markets seem to be in the midst of a selling panic. The 666 point drop that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) looks like it was a portent of nasty things to come. The selling on most of the world's equity exchanges on Monday continued around at the open in Asia on Tuesday, with...
By Nicholas – Published on February 5, 2018
The last week as seen a number of concerned comments from the highest levels of the mining world, and some serious selling pressure on the Canadian listed shares of Robert Friedland's Ivanhoe Mines. The Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recently passed a broad series...
By Nicholas – Published on February 4, 2018
The world's two largest primary silver miners have seen a significant drop in the ore grades their mines are producing over the last decade. For Fresnillo this has meant nearly doubling their annual ore tonnage, just to keep the amount of silver they produce relatively constant. Digging up...
By Nicholas – Published on February 3, 2018
Nouriel Roubini didn't mince words when he sat down with Bloomberg's Tom Keene last Friday. The man who was famously bearish, and right, in the lead up to the crisis in 2008 feels that Bitcoin is “The biggest bubble in human history.” These words were delivered on a day that...
By Nicholas – Published on February 3, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ended the week with a 666 point move lower, capping off the worst week for the average since 2016. The total loss for the DJIA for the week was 4.1%, with the S&P 500 losing nearly 4%. These losses come at a time when the Chinese banking system is...
By Nicholas – Published on January 31, 2018
The last week has seen commentary emerge from the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, as well as the much anticipated 'State of the Union' address from US President Donald Trump. For President Trump, these are two firsts. His first time at the WEF, and his first 'State...
By Nicholas – Published on January 31, 2018
The biggest technology conference of the year in Canada opens today! If you haven't registered for the Cantech Investment Conference, you can do it in person at the Metro Toronto Convention Center when you arrive. Today's conference will feature hundreds of companies, with specialist...
By Nicholas – Published on January 30, 2018
The US Dollar has been under pressure when measured against other major currencies, but over the last few days, its fall seems to have stabilized around 89 on the US Dollar Index. There hasn't been much news to drive this action in the world's largest reserve currency, but some...
By Nicholas – Published on January 30, 2018
One of the most influential tech conferences of the year will open tomorrow, with world-leading Canadian companies there to interact with investors and the public. This will be the fifth anniversary of the Cantech Investment Conference! There will be many companies whose business models...
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