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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TSX Venture Has White-Hot Start to the Year

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The TSX Venture is having one of its best starts to the year yet, both in terms of average market capitalization and financing activity. Long-time readers will remember our research on seasonality factors that influence the TSX Venture. In a December 2020 article titled, “The Best Time to Buy the TSX Venture is Here,” we […]

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Drilling in Nevada – America’s Pot of Gold

New Placer Dome Gold

As the bull market for gold continues, investors should remain cautiously optimistic as volatility will likely be a constant. For speculators, one potential way to mitigate risk during a positive gold price cycle is to target projects in well-developed gold mining regions. The location, if possible, should have long-established mining laws, a stable government, and […]

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How Can the TSX Venture Recover?

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This past week has been a bloodbath for investors – especially when it comes to Canadian junior exchanges like the TSX Venture. With fears over the economic impact of coronavirus rising, the TSX Venture is experiencing historic capitulation, having fallen from 582.55 on February 21 to as low as 479.09 before closing at 495 on […]

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The TSX Venture Could Stabilize in 2020

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Despite the fact that it appears to be losing momentum after December’s rally, the TSX Venture is off to a strong start so far in 2020. According to data from the TMX Group, total financings raised on the TSX Venture in January 2020 rose 24% in comparison to December 2019 – an increase of 59% from […]

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