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Market Update: Investors Optimistic as Global Economies Reopen

The quickest bear market in the history of the US S&P 500 turned into the best 50-day bull market rally in history in May. By market close on June 3, 2020, the S&P 500 Index was up 37.7% from its March 23, 2020 low. This bullish investor sentiment h...

How To Buy Bonds

Over time, bonds should find a place in your portfolio. How much you should have will definitely dep...

Teck Resources – A Little Too Volatile

Teck Resources is a producer of copper, zinc, steelmaking coal, and energy. It is the largest North ...

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Trending Articles

Best of Economy & Markets, Part 1

Here are a handful of my favorite posts from Economy & Markets over the past year. Links followed by excerpts. Enjoy!   How My Friend Retired at 40 I very rarely smoke cigars anymore, but one of the benefits – I would go so far as to call it a he...

Calligraphy ink and cancer treatment

Courtesy of ACS Omega and the researchers Nice illustration! I wish I could credit the artist. Fo...

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Green Technology

“E” vs “SG” in ethical investing: how sustainable is mollification-by-cherrypicking

In the great game of whack-a-mole that is capital raising in Canada’s oil patch, it must be frustrating, for those whose full-time job when there isn’t a global pandemic is whacking the moles of ESG criteria on which they feel their companies ma...

Did wind-generated electricity displace gas-generated electricity in Ontario in June 2019?

Financiers of green energy projects often claim in public filings that the energy generated by the ...

Wind power in Ontario, June 2019: dancing with hydro

Last time I noted the operation of one particular Ontario gas-fired generating plant in relation wi...

'A Climate of Change' Interview

My May 7, 2020 interview on the Calgary Climate Hub's 'A Climate of Change' discussing my new book ...

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Tech

The state of COVID-19 testing

In these unprecedented times, we know that controlling the spread of novel coronavirus requires social distancing and testing. While all of us are doing our parts to stay at home, there’s a lot of confusion, chaos and frustration surrounding coron...

Security tips for work from home

With many companies moving to work from home (WFH) over the past few weeks, our portfolio company K...

Version One quarterly news and COVID-19 response

This has been the longest quarter ever. Early January seems like an eternity ago. Countries, commun...

Thoughts on the State of DeFi

The last couple of weeks have been quite a test for cryptocurrency markets in general and DeFi in p...

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Metals & Mining

Precipitate Gold $PRG.V $PREIF Adds Major Barrick Gold $GOLD as Shareholder

Precipitate Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on exploring and advancing its mineral property interests in the Pueblo Viejo Mining Camp and Tireo Gold Trend of the Dominican Republic. Precipitate is also actively evaluating additio...

Biggest Gold Asset in S. America Got New CEO with Great M&A Record

During this quarantine I have been blessed to speak to some extremely successful entrepreneurs in t...

Gold About To Breakout $1800

It was 2008 and we were in the middle of the Great Financial Crisis.  At the time I was working as...

Let Us Hope The Dumbfucks Do Not Prevail

The US economy could decline by 20+% from peak to trough through the late summer. Even withan expect...

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Precipitate Gold $PRG.V $PREIF Adds Major Barrick Gold $GOLD as Shareholder

Precipitate Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on exploring and advancing its mineral property interests in the Pueblo Viejo Mining Camp and Tireo Gold Trend of the Dominican Republic. Precipitate is also actively evaluating additio...

Biggest Gold Asset in S. America Got New CEO with Great M&A Record

During this quarantine I have been blessed to speak to some extremely successful entrepreneurs in t...

Gold About To Breakout $1800

It was 2008 and we were in the middle of the Great Financial Crisis.  At the time I was working as...

Iron ore’s growing appeal: investor participation and market development

Once in a generation a new graduate joins the elite circle of globally recognized and traded commod...

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Scientists

Emergency: The Citizen's Guide to Climate Action

Here is the link to the video of my public talk hosted by Academics for Climate - University of Regina held via Zoom on April 28, 2020 entitled 'Emergency: The Citizen's Guide to Climate Action'. This Zoom talk is part of the Academics for Clim...

The state of COVID-19 testing

In these unprecedented times, we know that controlling the spread of novel coronavirus requires soc...

Four Machine Learning Techniques in Simple Terms

Often when you hear experts talk about machine learning and artificial intelligence, it’s easy to...

Six Key Insights On Product Management From Virtual Scaletech 1.0

San Francisco-based Beckie Wood joined us for our first Virtual Scaletech AI Product event on May 2...

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Trading Ideas

Biggest Gold Asset in S. America Got New CEO with Great M&A Record

During this quarantine I have been blessed to speak to some extremely successful entrepreneurs in the mining sector.  It has been during this pandemic crisis that opportunities arise for astute investors who can think quickly.   Many smart investo...

Don’t write an obituary for shipping’s dirtiest fuel

High sulfur fuel oil, once the cheap staple diet of the shipping industry, has been usurped by an a...

Iron ore’s growing appeal: investor participation and market development

Once in a generation a new graduate joins the elite circle of globally recognized and traded commod...

Commodity Tracker: 4 charts to watch this week

A recovery in Chinese independent refiners’ oil imports tops this week’s pick of trends in ener...

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