By Nicholas – Published on December 12, 2017
The world would appear to be waking up to the fact that there is going to be a shortage of vital metals if nothing is done soon. The prices for base metals have been on a tear over the last few months, and the highs last seen in 2015 have been smashed as industry tries to secure access to supplies...
By Nicholas – Published on December 8, 2017
The results are in, and it looks like The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) sees a lot of good things happening in British Columbia. The winner's of this years AME awards were announced recently, the hard working mining professioanls will receive public acclaim at the upcoming AME...
By Nicholas – Published on December 6, 2017
The last two days have seen heavy selling across a range of markets, with base metals and Chinese equities taking the brunt of the selling pressure. Copper is trading under $3 USD/lb again, and the 5%+ losses it has seen over the last 48 hours are the most extreme sell off in at least two...
Published on December 5, 2017
"There are going to be winners, and there are going to be losers, so you have to prepare yourself!" Thought leader, well-known investor, and author Gianni Kovacevic explores what's going on in the electric car movement, the future of energy, & more.
By Nicholas – Published on December 3, 2017
2017 saw a dramatic reversal of base metal's fortunes. Since the middle of the year, most of the industrial metals have seen large price gains, as the possibility of shortages, and great economic data presented an overlooked bull case for the entire complex. The past year also saw a number of...
By Nicholas – Published on November 29, 2017
Like most of the base metals, nickel has been on a tear since the middle of the year. But over the last few weeks, its price has come off the boil. After putting in what was likely a near term top above $13,000 USD/tonne, prices have slipped back below $12,000 USD/tonne. There are a number of...
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 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 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 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 16, 2017
It looks like the dog days in the natural resource and precious metals sector are over. With the exception of silver, just about every other widely used metal is showing positive price movement. The industrial metals like copper, nickel and zinc have rallied hard off their summer lows, and gold has...
By Nicholas – Published on November 15, 2017
Most accepted economic theories rely on the idea of scarcity to function. The reasons for this are easy to understand, but today, the idea of energy scarcity may be changing. While sustainable energy sources like wind and solar power are not new to the marketplace, they have recently shown that it...
By Nicholas – Published on November 6, 2017
Industrial metals like copper, nickel and zinc have really picked up steam over the last few months. This has prompted chatter about a new bull market in the base metals, and according to legendary resource investor Rick Rule, the fun has only just begun. The last few years haven't been kind to...
By Nicholas – Published on November 3, 2017
It would appear that the nickel market is heating up. It recently rose by its daily limit in Shanghai, and in London, the price has eclipsed the highs of 2015. The primary driver is thought to be robust demand from steel makers in China, but the market for nickel sulfides is also growing at a...
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