On The Gold Trail in Colombia

O2Gold

With inflation surging across the West, due in large part to unprecedented money-printing and borrowing in the wake of the pandemic, gold is staying top of mind. The precious metal is hovering between US$1,700 – US$1,800 per ounce and continues to find support. In July, Matthew Fox of Markets Insider reported on Goldman Sachs’ thesis […]

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On The Gold Trail in Colombia

Colombia gold deals continue to raise capital abroad

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Tech and Uranium Stocks Could be Kingmakers This Month

Here’s the lowdown from the last two weeks… Notice how tight it is at the top… Top 10 Leaderboard So far, about a third of contestants are averaging positive returns. The Stock Challenge Index got off to a decent start, but dipped into the red-zone yesterday and remained stuck there today. Uranium stocks are coming […]

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Crypto and Meme Stocks Highlight August’s Stock Challenge

August's Stock Challenge

It’s time to crown another champion! You may recall July being a harsh month for contestants, and, regrettably, this month’s Stock Challenge read a similar script. However, a few factors made August a thrilling month for some Challengers… In the final days of this month’s Stock Challenge, member ‘viciousvic‘ rode meme stock Vinco Ventures Inc. […]

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The Hedge of Tomorrow

Protection against market turmoil

Mitigating investment risk is a common practice amongst institutional and sophisticated investors globally. To better position themselves in the event of a financial crisis, black swan event, or just a basic correction, investors seek ways to diversify and hedge their investment portfolios. For years, flocking to gold and other precious metals has succeeded in shielding […]

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Is Inflation Really Transitory or Is The Government Just Trapped?

The Federal Reserve

In July, inflation recorded its highest level in nearly two decades, prompting investors to question the Fed’s transitory narrative once again. Investors are now beginning to worry whether the government will begin tapering or raising rates sooner than anticipated. However, despite inflation soaring, government debt is dramatically exceeding record levels, and raising interest rates may […]

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When The Going Gets Expensive

Cost of Living

July’s Canadian inflation rate remains above 3% for the fourth consecutive month, rising to its highest level in over a decade. Take a look at the chart below. In July, Canada’s annual inflation rate quickened to 3.7% – its highest level in over ten years! To boot, the last time inflation rose above 3.7% was […]

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Stock Challenger’s Continue To Feel The Heat In August

August's mid-month recap

We have reached the halfway point of August’s Stock Challenge! Following July’s harsh month for Challengers, contestants remain treading in rough water — approximately 74% of contestants find themselves sitting in negative territory! As the Stock Challenge Index (SCI) currently rests around -6%, August is proving to be another tough month for contestants… Take a […]

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What Now For Canada’s Cannabis Sector?

canada's cannabis sector

To begin, familiarize yourself with the chart below.   That’s the Canadian Marijuana Index, the performance tracker for Canada’s cannabis sector. Eleven constituents make up the index today, including many of the largest cannabis companies in the country, from Canopy Growth to Tilray. Now, look at the American equivalent over the same period…   One […]

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Can Cannabis or Gold Save Canada’s Junior Stock Market in September?

inflation data despite staying elevated is hurting gold

The total volume of shares traded and financing activity on the TSX Venture recorded a steep decline month over month in July 2021. While par for the course in July, many wonder what will bring liquidity back to the table in September. With gold battered on the backs of weak, albeit still 13-year high inflation […]

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