Trading Activity Evaporates on TSX Venture in January

The January ‘shake out,’ as it’s being dubbed, spooked speculators on the TSX Venture. As a result, trading activity was in free fall, declining to around 60 million total shares traded per day on the exchange. One day in January saw just 41 million shares trade hands. The decline is more pronounced when viewed on […]

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The Best Time to Buy the TSX Venture is Here

Merry Christmas

It goes without saying that 2020 has been one of the most volatile years for small-cap investors yet. But, the best time to buy the TSX Venture is almost here. After being crushed to a low of around 338 in March following the emergence of Covid-19, the TSX Venture Index catapulted approximately 140% to 816 […]

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Gold Miners Have a Big Problem

Many years from now, investors will talk about the bull market for gold miners that began in 2019/2020. They will reminisce about the premiums major miners paid for previously unknown juniors; and how historic stimulus and money printing took the precious metal to all-time highs. Of course, they’ll also talk about who got rich and […]

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Barrick Gold CEO Sees New Base Price for Gold

declining reserves fueling rally in gold

On August 10th, Barrick Gold Chief Executive Officer Mark Bristow spoke with “Bloomberg Markets” about his company’s focus. Gold continues to bounce back after a major sell-off Tuesday that saw the metal fall more than $100. The price of the precious metal was up nearly $30 an ounce Thursday to $1,948.32 an ounce in afternoon […]

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Total Financings Total $1.25 Billion in June and July on TSX Venture

mining companies raise more than $1 billion in June and July

In a stunning display of demand, investors poured $679.8 million into TSX Venture issuers in July, according to the latest TMX Group data. What makes July’s financing figures so impressive, is not that it came in mid-summer, but that it was following June’s whopping $569.8 million in total financings. These are massive monthly numbers and […]

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