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...
Published on February 26, 2018
Anthony Diiorio, Ethereum & Jaxx Wallet, Frank Holmes from HIVE Blockchain Technologies, and Kevin Rooke from Coinsquare share their thoughts at the Cantech Investment Conference, January 31 in Toronto.
By Nicholas – Published on February 26, 2018
When asked if it is conscious, Sophia the android asks if the questioner can define their own consciousness. Consciousness isn't a phenomena that is well understood, so this question does hammer home a point that could create a number of questions as AI technology progresses. Sophia has...
By Nicholas – Published on February 25, 2018
Saudi Arabia is in the market for a slew of nuclear reactors, and President Trump may be willing to bend existing regulations that govern the sale of nuclear technology and material to the Middle Eastern nation. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has bold plans to replace existing power generation...
By Nicholas – Published on February 24, 2018
Many people in the western world simply don't realize how important gold is to many cultures in Asia. Today is the 10th day of the new year in China, as well as other countries that use the Chinese calendar. In a practical sense, this means that gold shops across East Asia will be mobbed...
Published on February 23, 2018
Randy Dewey, Baylin Technologies Inc. at the Cantech Investment Conference, January 31, in Toronto.
By Nicholas – Published on February 22, 2018
Anything Apple is expensive, but the valuation of the world tech sector is probably a symptom of a much larger problem. At the moment, the iPhone X starts at $999 USD, and those prices are set to rise. Most people associate Apple with computers, but from a business standpoint, they are a wildly...
Published on February 22, 2018
Kevin Ford, Calian Group Ltd. shares insight at the January 31 Cantech Investment Conference in Toronto, Canada.
By Nicholas – Published on February 21, 2018
The world of finance wasn't ready for cryptos. 2017 saw the rise of an asset class that still isn't easy to place in an existing category. Cryptocurrencies are more like a commodity than a currency at this point, but unlike a physical commodity, they offer little utility to the people...
Published on February 21, 2018
What is unique about Canadian cannabis companies? Chris Wagner from Emerald Health Therapeutics, Mark Zekulin from Canopy Growth Crop, Brad Rogers from CannTrust Inc., and Greg Engel from OrganiGram Holdings Inc., discuss Canada's leadership position in the world of cannabis at the recent...
By Nicholas – Published on February 21, 2018
When people think of nuclear power, a base load energy source with low carbon emissions isn't usually the first thing that comes to mind. Since the beginnings of the modern 'green' movement in the 1960's, atomic energy has been opposed by most groups that identify as...
Published on February 20, 2018
Nolan Watson - Sandstorm Gold Ltd, Gary Brown - Wheaton Precious Metals, Paul Brink - Franco- Nevada Corp, and Sean Roosen - Osisko Gold Royalties share insight at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. Panel moderated by Frank Holmes, U.S Global Investors.
By Nicholas – Published on February 20, 2018
It is becoming more difficult to refer to what is happening in the Eastern Mediterranean in the context of a 'civil war' in Syria. Turkey's internal politics have been uneasy for years now, with an attempted coup and a power grab by current President Tayyip Erdogan complicating the...
By Nicholas – Published on February 19, 2018
According to Doug Casey, the crisis that started in 2008 never ended. No doubt, there has been a period of calm in the wake of the extraordinary actions taken by central banks, but he likens this to the eye of a hurricane. The massive destruction of value that was caused by the implosion of...
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