Ag & Industrial Minerals

The Fed’s “Catch 22” - Dave Kranzler (20/02/2018)

February 20, 2018 Before diving into the topic, let’s be clear about one thing: The economic definition of “inflation” is the increase in money supply relative to the marginal increase of wealth output (GDP) in the economic system for which money supply is created. This is differentiated from ...

9 Early-Stage Enterprise AI Startups To Watch

Organizations are collecting and analyzing more information than ever before — and relying on artificial intelligence to predict user behavior, develop new solutions, and automate redundant processes.  Within the growing field of artificial intelligence, enterprise AI has shown particular pro ...

LOOP Sour becomes lighter, more sour for January: In the LOOP

The US crude blend LOOP Sour was lighter and more sour in January, according to a monthly assay posted by the Louisiana Offshore Oil Port. As LOOP Sour crude became lighter, LOOP imported 4 million more barrels of Iraqi Basrah Light and 1.5 million more barrels of Kuwait Export crude than in Decemb ...

Most commodity prices surged in January, led by energy–Pink Sheet

Energy commodity prices surged 9 percent in January, the seventh monthly gain in a row, led by an almost 30 percent increase in U.S. natural gas prices, the World Bank’s Pink Sheet reported.Non-energy prices made solid advances as well, with metals and minerals prices gaining more than 5 percent, ...

Lithium (LIT) And Rare Earth Metals (REMX) Need Attention

  Lithium LIT Rare Earth Metals REMX Steel SLX Coal KOL Book starts shipping next week! Lithium, Steel and Rare Earth Metals all had a pretty good 2017. Each week on Commodities Countdown, I roll through the commodity markets. Steel (SLX) and Coal (KOL) have been performing well recen ...

Lots Of Rollover On Commodity Charts 2018-02-01 Video

Gold and Silver stall Oil keeps climbing Natural Gas forgets to keep climbing Lithium, Rare Earth Metals, Copper stall Corn, Soya bean, Wheat break trend lines Gold is building an inside bar this week. While the end of the month shows January finishing just below resistance, everything ...

Banking Is Only The Beginning: 36 Big Industries Blockchain Could Transform

Bitcoin and other virtual currencies are made possible by what’s known as blockchain technology. Blockchain is essentially a global public ledger capable of automatically recording and verifying a high volume of digital transactions, regardless of location. Bitcoin’s popularity is proving bl ...

Tech Talk for Monday January 29th 2018

  Wolf on Bay Street Guest on Wolfgang Klein’s show on Toronto 640 on Saturday https://globalnews.ca/toronto/program/the-wolfgang-klein-show/   Wall Street Raw Radio SATURDAY, JANUARY 27, 2018 – WITH HOST, MARK LEIBOVIT GUESTS INCLUDE: DON VIALOUX (EQUITYCLOCK.COM), HARRY BOXER (THETECHTRADE ...

Investors need to watch the accounting on weed stocks

(Flickr) Depending on your point of view, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Canada is either an unprecedented opportunity to rake in huge profits as recreational use becomes legal, or a speculative bubble that will eventually pop. When forensic accountant Al Rosen looks at the sector, he sees ...

Strengthening national clinical research capacities is key to epidemic preparedness and saving lives

A portrait of Helena D. Sayuoh a nurse, wearing protective clothing while working at C.H. Rennie Hospital in Kakata, Margibi County in Liberia on March 4, 2015. Photo © Dominic Chavez/World Bank The 2014–2015 Ebola epidemic was the longest and deadliest Ebola epidemic in history, resulting in ...