The New Canadian REE Opportunity

Late in the spring, Canada began supplying the world with rare earth elements or REEs for the first time ever… Products from Cheetah Resources’ Nechalacho mine in the Northwest Territories (Canada’s first rare earth mine) set sail for Norway, en route to the company’s customer for further processing. Per Cheetah Resources’ David Connelly, as reported […]

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U.S. Healthcare Stock Outperforms as Market Craters

Akumin and Reconnaissance Energy Africa top September Stock Challenge

The TSX Venture remains highly volatile, along with all other major indices this month. However, despite the ups and downs, at mid-month the Venture is nearly at the same level it was on September 1st. So, to see many members massively outperform the markets, despite the volatility and overall flat performance thus far, is impressive. […]

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The Hydrogen Option

Suncor announced in April that it would be getting rid of its wind and solar assets – after two decades of being involved in renewable energy production – leaving many astounded. Greenpeace chief energy strategist, Keith Stewart, labeled the move as akin to “buying Blockbuster stock the day Netflix launches an IPO.” Stewart’s analogy was […]

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IPO Financings Drop 91% MoM, 40% YoY on TSXV

Canada's IPO Market is dropping like a stone

Financing data for August is in, and the one data point I can’t get over is the decline in IPO financings. Canada’s IPO market is in serious trouble – from the TSX to TSX Venture. The Venture saw $3.7 million in IPO Financings raised in August – a drop of 91% from July’s $44.8 million. […]

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Why the US IPO Market in 2022 Should Scare You

Are you looking for proof that not only valuations but liquidity is vanishing from the market? Proof that almost all of us are sitting on cash, petrified to deploy it? Well, this morning, more evidence points to widespread fear across North American stock markets. And, we need to look no further than the US IPO […]

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Market Rally Comes to a Halt

There goes the summer. Before the kids head back to school, it’s time to take stock of what all transpired in a month that offered lots of ups and downs. Let’s start with the champ… After one of the liveliest battles we’ve seen for first place in many months, member ‘Joe Mullen’ emerged victorious after […]

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Canada Enhancing Energy Superpower Status

Canada to be the next green energy superpower

Canada’s Liberal government is (finally) buttressing the country’s mining sector. It appears to have dawned on the Liberal party that the path to net-zero emissions by 2050 will require an abundance of select minerals and metals – the vast majority of which can be found on Canadian soil. The stage has now been set. Canada […]

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The Niche of the TSX Venture Just Got Smaller

market volumes decline

The TSX Venture, or ‘the venture’ as it’s known among insiders, has always been a niche market. The space typically rises with commodities, but the past decade has seen sectors like cannabis and crypto lead to unprecedented diversification. But, while always a niche, the TSX Venture Composite Index (comprised of 160 issuers responsible for the […]

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The Rally Lives On

mid-month cover

We’re at the halfway point of the month. And the market rally that began in July looks to be full steam ahead so far this August. There is a lot more positivity about this month’s contest than we’ve seen arguably all year. All represented exchanges in this month’s contest are net positive. More than 60% […]

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Over a Billion People Could Be On The Verge of a Water Crisis

water crisis seen throughout Jordan

Transcription/Summary: It hadn’t had one day of rain last year… Not one day. I’ve never been to a drier place in my life. I’m in one of the most water-deprived countries in the world, Jordan, but also one of the country’s driest regions, which includes the mountains just outside Petra. It was explained to me […]

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