By Lindsay – Published on November 27, 2017
Local VR/AR leader, Dan Burgar, explores what makes Vancouver a strong global hub for innovation, the future of virtual reality, and disruptive technologies to watch out for.
By Nicholas – Published on November 27, 2017
The price for a Bitcoin just blasted above $9000USD in Asian trading, and apparently news that one of Korea's largest banks will be offering a secure Bitcoin storage service is being cited as the impetus for this sudden leap higher. Shinhan Bank is South Korea's second largest when measured...
By Nicholas – Published on November 26, 2017
A recent note from French banking giant Societe Generale (SocGen) had a rather unpopular opinion hidden it its depths. Unlike many of the investment banks, SocGen sees a bear market coming in US equities. Though according to their projections, it will be short, and shallow. The note outlined a...
By Nicholas – Published on November 25, 2017
January copper traded over $8200USD/tonne on Friday morning in Shanghai, and many think that the labor strikes in South America have a lot to do with the renewed strength in copper's price. The Escondida copper mine in Chile is responsible for producing around 5% of the world's copper...
By Nicholas – Published on November 25, 2017
At this point nearly everyone knows about the major cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. Ethereum recently passed the $400 USD mark, and Bitcoin traded above $8000 USD for the first time in late November. The size of the market for the two largest cryptos is equally impressive, with Bitcoin worth...
By Lindsay – Published on November 24, 2017
Dr Brendan Byrne, one of the leaders in virtual healthcare, shares insight on the notion of virtual healthcare and new emerging technologies.
By Nicholas – Published on November 24, 2017
Jake Klein, the CEO of Evolution Mining. came out with a warning to the world at the company's annual meeting, saying that the mining industry is struggling to attract young people to one of the world's most important industries. While this is an problem for the industry, there are a number...
By Nicholas – Published on November 23, 2017
The phrase “new normal” has been shot around a lot since the crisis in 2008, and now Citigroup seems to be using it to describe a world that is full of constant uncertainty. In a recent note they described how the new normal of rising global risks will be positive for the gold price,...
By Nicholas – Published on November 22, 2017
By now pretty everyone knows two things about Electric Vehicles (EV's), and the elements that make them possible. Firstly, there isn't supply of them at the moment, and secondly, many of them come from places that aren't stable. Cobalt and The Democratic Republic of the Congo illustrate...
By Nicholas – Published on November 21, 2017
If you are interested in buying precious metals, there are good reasons to follow up on your hunch. Gold is the metal that usually comes to mind when investing in precious metals is brought up, but silver has some unique advantages that no other metal shares, especially at its current...
By Nicholas – Published on November 21, 2017
As it stands today, China is taking over the copper futures market. The London Metals Exchange (LME) has traditionally been where the benchmark price for industrial metals is set, but the Shanghai Futures Exchange looks to be taking over that role. It all comes down to the amount of copper China is...
By Nicholas – Published on November 20, 2017
This year's Silver and Gold Summit will open today! Frank Holmes is the CEO of US Global Investors, but more recently, he became Chairman of Hive Blockchain. If you haven't hear of Hive, you may want to take a look, because since it started trading on the TSX-V a few months ago, the...
By Nicholas – Published on November 19, 2017
There is a lot of misleading information out there about gold. One commentator recently compared the yellow metal to bodily waste, and this goes to show just how far from reality mainstream financial thinking has drifted. One person who understands the value of gold is Jim Rickards, and he will be...
By Nicholas – Published on November 18, 2017
It has never been easy to make money, and as the last few years have shown, the world of mining can be a tough one. But there are people out there who know how to create value, and in a few days a number of them will be meeting in downtown San Francisco. Marin Katusa will be presenting this...
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