Growing Government Deficits Fuel Stock Market

rocket taking off

Do government deficits even matter anymore? Investors — having witnessed the stock market rally as the U.S. spent trillions in response to COVID-19 — could hardly be blamed for asking the question. In an Axios podcast titled, “Deficits no longer matter,” host Dan Primack interviews Stephanie Kelton, an economist who advised the Bernie Sanders campaign […]

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The trap has been set…

e-commerce thrives despite looming deflationary forces

The pace of disruption in the global economy today is phenomenal. We’ve never seen anything like it. Our very way of life is changing before our eyes as COVID-19 alters who we see, how we act, and what we spend our money on. As billionaire global investor Barry Sternlicht told CNBC on June 30th, “If […]

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Member ‘Zeek’ Wins June 2020 Stock Challenge

June 2020 Stock Challenge Champion is Zeek

Stock Challengers, join us in congratulating member ‘zeek’, our June 2020 Stock Challenge Champion! Zeek doubled down on NexTech AR Solutions to finish the month with an exceptional return of 140.58%, becoming the first contestant to win Stock Challenge 3.0 by picking dual-listed symbols! Runners-up include second place member ‘robert bowling’ (115.10%) and third place […]

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ESG Investing Presents Rare Opportunity for Miners

mining construction worker standing on a hill

According to a 2020 Metals and Mining Survey conducted by Fitch Ratings and CRU, mining companies are facing increasing ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) risk scrutiny from investors. Via Fitch Ratings and CRU, “Several high-profile mining disasters and emissions controversies in recent years have increased investor scrutiny of ESG risks. And that as a result, “Many […]

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Agtech Company Transforms Livestock Waste into Organic Fertilizer

earthrenew targets organic fertilizer market

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Ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution?

There is no going back. Like the diseases that came before it, COVID-19 is accelerating global socioeconomic change. The change we are witnessing will usher in the 4th Industrial Revolution. The version of capitalism we knew four months ago (pre-pandemic) has evolved rapidly. It is now placing more emphasis on “biosafety,” software, and it appears […]

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How Long Does the Average Gold Mining Bull Market Last?

gold mining bull market expands

Gold, gold miners, and parabolic fiat money printing is the topic of Real Vision Finance’s latest interview. The stage of today’s gold mining bull market is revealed along with reasons why institutional money may soon seek out gold miners for safety. Gold ETFs are continuing to perform exceptionally well under our new reality post-COVID-19. Eric […]

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Risk-On Trade Returns as CSE and TSXV Breakout

risk-on comes back to the junior markets

Weed stocks and gold stocks continue to lead the surge in Canadian equity markets. We see a reversal of sentiment as the ‘risk-on’ attitude comes back to the market. The TSX Venture was up a massive 3% Monday as gold stocks lifted the exchange higher. The stealth rally in gold stocks, overlooked until now by […]

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‘Rose’ Leads May 2020 Stock Challenge At Halfway Point

Week 2 of the May 2020 Stock Challenge

With a return of 92.83%, member ‘Rose’ is the latest contestant to lead the May 2020 Stock Challenge! Rose’s closest competitors, members ‘kzlarson7’ and ‘mountainpose1’, are also having strong performances this month, clocking in returns of 75.40% and 61.82%, respectively. Overall, Stock Challengers are having a relatively good month so far; approximately 61% of contestants […]

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Leverage to a Gold Bull Market

Gold bull preparing to charge

  Gold stocks typically outperform gold during bull markets. One of the main reasons for this is the leverage associated with the ‘in-ground’ gold these mining companies (and even explorers) control. In-ground gold (based on resource estimations or reserves) is essentially the amount of gold a company has defined (via the drill bit) on its […]

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