By Nicholas – Published on March 9, 2018
Things in the cobalt market just keep getting more interesting. The exotic metal is currently trading around $36USD/lb, which is more than three times higher than it was at the beginning of 2017. There are many people in the market that think that it could easily trade over $40USD/lb in the next...
By Nicholas – Published on March 8, 2018
When the word 'innovation' is mentioned, the mining industry usually isn't the first sector to come to mind. As veteran mining investor Doug Casey has pointed out, in many ways, the mining industry hasn't moved out of the 19th century. This isn't really the fault of the...
By Nicholas – Published on March 6, 2018
There is no getting around the fact that many assets classes have exploded in price over the last decade. Legendary investor Doug Casey sees the rise in stock and bond values as a direct result of the debt that was created in response to the sub prime crisis in 2008, which pushed huge amounts of...
Published on March 6, 2018
Why healthcare? Why biotech? Roberto Bellini, Bellus Health, sheds insight at the Cantech Investment Conference, January 31 in Toronto.
By Nicholas – Published on March 6, 2018
There are many different viewpoints when it comes to the subject of gold market manipulation. Some contend that the exchanges (e.g. Chicago Mercantile Exchange) are able to deliver the gold that is promised via the futures contracts, though there isn't much evidence to support these...
By Nicholas – Published on March 5, 2018
The debt that is currently sloshing around global markets may become more of a liability than an asset. There are many experienced investors that are calling the top in the US Bond market. This has been a long time in the making, and with the bull market in US debt starting in the early...
By Nicholas – Published on March 3, 2018
The gold to silver ratio could be screaming at the market. As it stands at the time of writing, for every ounce of gold one buys, they could buy a bit over 80 ounces of silver. This is a 25 year low, and well outside of the historical range of 1:60 (gold:silver). But there is something odd...
Published on March 2, 2018
John Budreski from EnWave Corp. spoke at the Cantech Investment Conference, January 31 in Toronto. EnWave Corporation offers industrial-scale dehydration technology for commercial applications in the food and pharmaceutical industries.
By Nicholas – Published on March 1, 2018
The amount of debt that has been created over the last decade doesn't fit with the historical norm. During the collapse in subprime bonds that had spread throughout the global banking system, many questions were raised about how business on Wall Street had been handled. Most people had never...
By Nicholas – Published on March 1, 2018
Fiat currency as a monetary phenomena isn't well understood. In essence, money has value because people believe in it. Jim Rickards uses the idea of 'confidence' to describe why money has value, and this is a concise way to demonstrate why the modern fiat currency system has been...
Published on February 28, 2018
Harry Pokrandt, HIVE Blockchain Technologies at Cantech Investment Conference, January 31 in Toronto.
By Nicholas – Published on February 28, 2018
The Blockchain space has exploded in popularity, and a long standing Canadian developer has voiced his concerns that Canada is in danger of falling behind places like the US and EU as a development hub for Blockchain. Louis Cleroux is the founder and CEO of Montreal based Leadweb. Mr. Cleroux...
Published on February 27, 2018
Chris Wagner, CEO, presents background and 2018 strategic growth initiatives for Emerald Health Therapeutics Inc. at the Cantech Investment Conference, January 31 in Toronto.
By Nicholas – Published on February 27, 2018
January saw a jaw dropping 200%+ increase in zinc imports by China from December, with nickel and copper also sporting higher levels as well. Zinc is a critical material in the steel making industry, where it is used for galvanization, which makes steel far more resistant to...
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