Copper Price Peaking in 2021?

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Since the discovery of electromagnetism in 1821, every technological breakthrough has depended on electricity. Following the invention of computers and the internet, electricity has become to economic progress what oxygen is to the brain. In the digital world, everything relies on electricity. And today, by far the most widely used material to conduct electricity is […]

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The Cinderella of Metals

Almost 60 years ago now, the United States enacted the first automobile emissions standards the world had ever seen. Mainly concerned about smog in Los Angeles, regulators set thresholds intended to limit the amount of pollutants released into the atmosphere by automobiles. Year after year, the thresholds increased, targeted pollutants expanded, and governments worldwide began […]

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Consumer Data: The Newest Asset Class

ocean protocol may usher in a new era of data democratization

Seven years ago, just before assuming her role as SVP of retail at Apple, Angela Ahrendts predicted that: “Consumer data will be the biggest differentiator in the next two to three years. Whoever unlocks the reams of data and uses them strategically will win.” Fast forward to now, years after witnessing the success of many […]

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Canada Braces for Higher Inflation as Prices Soar

Canada flirts with highest inflation rate in generations

The foundation of Canada’s economy is based on a few key aspects, two of which are an abundance of natural resources, and an abundance of debt… In the name of the pandemic, governments worldwide are piling on debt at astonishing rates. However, no G20 country is doing it as fast as Canada (per capita). In […]

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The Greatest Threat to Our Wealth

A few weeks ago, we argued that retiring Baby Boomers and record-high debt levels are two significant threats to the global economy. However, there is a third threat that was once believed to be impossible, yet it is now looming: population decline. Over time, two factors determine the cost of all goods and services: Supply-demand […]

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Tidal Wave of Investment Dollars Hit TSX Venture

The TSX Venture is enjoying historic capital inflows by way of private placements or financing activity. While the bloom of January highs has come off, the TSX Venture rose as it were, the amount of money flowing into small and micro-cap stocks is genuinely astonishing. According to the TMX, total financings in March of 2021 […]

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2021 Could Be a Blockbuster Year for Canadian Stocks

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2021 is poised to be a stellar year for the Canadian economy, and, by extent, the TSX and TSX Venture. According to Bloomberg, “Gross domestic product grew 0.7% in January, Statistics Canada reported Wednesday . . . A preliminary estimate for February shows the country kept the momentum going with output expanding 0.5%, the 10th-straight […]

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Speculative Buying Frenzy Hits TSX Venture

The TSX Venture is enjoying a speculative buying frenzy across multiple markets. I haven’t seen this level of speculation on the Venture in a long time. And I can’t remember ever seeing it across so many sectors. From health and wellness to gaming, psychedelics, and even cannabis and gold – speculators are bidding up TSX […]

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CitiGroup $2,500 Gold Forecast for 2021

Citi forecasts $2,500 gold price in 2021

The gold price and related equities remain under pressure as 2020 comes to a close. It remains a frustrating period for many investors, despite the necessary consolidation taking place in precious metals. A perfect storm of epic stimulus and inflation fears took gold to record highs in 2020; now, many investors and speculators are concerned […]

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