May 21, 2024

Gold, copper hit records, silver nears 12-year high as metals rally continues

By Ines Ferré – Yahoo Finance “In the macro, the big picture, though, […]
May 21, 2024

Don’t Believe the AI Hype

By DARON ACEMOGLU – Project Syndicate If you listen to tech industry leaders, […]
May 20, 2024

Gold Rises as the Financial Backdrop Mellows

By John Stepek – Bloomberg A number of things strike me as interesting about […]
May 20, 2024

Copper price hits record above $11,000 on bets that shortage looms

from Mining.com Copper surged to its highest-ever level, extending a months-long rally driven […]
May 20, 2024

Silver Price Forecast: Trumpeting the Jubilee | Sovereign Debt Defaults

By Hubert Moolman Over the last 125 years, the silver chart has formed […]
May 19, 2024

US runs out of copper – Richard Mills

2024-05-19 AOTH has been warning for 2 years this was going to happen […]
May 19, 2024

The solar storm knocked out GPS equipment on farms – and it could happen again

By Sheena Goodyear – CBC GPS, or satellite-based navigation, has become standard in […]
May 19, 2024

US ban on Russian uranium could backfire

By Judith Perera US President  Joe Biden has now signed into law HR […]
May 19, 2024

The world has a critical minerals problem

By Andrew Freedman – Axios The IEA examines the nitty gritty details of […]
May 19, 2024

Canada Is Looking at EV Tariff Policy After Biden’s Move Against China

By Brian Platt – Bloomberg Canada is examining whether it needs to raise tariffs […]
May 18, 2024

The Push for Made-in-America Batteries Comes With Its Own Risks

By Cullen Hendrix – Barrons It is one thing to aspire to a “Made […]
May 18, 2024

Jeff Currie Says Copper Is the Best Trade He’s Seen in His Career

By Joe Weisenthal and Tracy Alloway – Bloomberg Making the power sector fit for the twenty-first […]
May 18, 2024

Hot commodity silver sets pace as demand and deficit drive rally

From Mining.com Gold’s record-setting rally may have captured the headlines this year, but […]
May 18, 2024

Electric Vehicle Subsidies as Complex and Costly as Ever

By David Williams – Real Clear Wire Electric vehicles (EVs) may be the most […]
May 18, 2024

6-Month Core CPI Hits 4.0%, 6-Month Core Services CPI Hits 6.0%, Both Highest since mid-2023

By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET After months of worsening data on CPI inflation, we got […]
May 18, 2024

Dazzling Solar Storm Tested Power Grids. Data Suggests More Are Coming.

From Bloomberg The largest geomagnetic storm since 2003 that occurred last Friday may […]
May 17, 2024

Copper short squeeze in NY prompts rush to send metal to US

From Mining.com Copper futures in New York surged as much as 5.5%, driven […]
May 17, 2024

Visualizing Copper Production by Country in 2023

By Bruno Venditti – Elements Copper is considered an essential metal for the clean […]
May 17, 2024

Anglo Goes Bold: Unveils Breakup Plan To Transform Into Copper Giant Amid BHP Takeover Battle

By Tyler Durden – Zero Hedge London-listed Anglo-American has unveiled a “clear, compelling, […]
May 17, 2024

A US-China EV trade war threatens Biden’s clean-car agenda

By Joseph White, Chris Kirkham and Nora Eckert – Reuters The Biden administration’s plan to slap heavy […]
May 16, 2024

Buying and selling water is a reality in Alberta

By Joel Dryden, Carla Turner – CBC During times of water scarcity, transfers of water […]
May 16, 2024

Summer 2023 was the hottest in 2,000 years, study says

By Gloria Dickie – Reuters The intense northern hemisphere summer heat that drove wildfires […]
May 16, 2024

Kodiak Copper

Kodiak is Focused on the Discovery of Copper for a Low Carbon Future
May 15, 2024

Graphite One CEO and President, Anthony Huston, Invited by President Biden to White House Investment and Job Creation Session; White House Sets 25% Tariff on Chinese Graphite

May 15, 2024 CEO to President Biden:  “Projects like Graphite One’s are important […]
May 15, 2024

Graphite and Critical Mineral Mining Boosted by $72B Fund

From Stockhouse The Biden administration has clarified that mining projects focused on extracting […]
May 15, 2024

Chinese EV Exports Surge as Policymakers Cry Foul

By Felix Richter – Statista On Tuesday, the Biden administration formally announced its plans to increase […]
May 13, 2024

B.C. ends jade mining in northwest, all mines to close in 5 years

From CBC British Columbia isn’t allowing any new jade mines to open in the […]
May 13, 2024

This is how climate change is impacting global copper mining

By Aparupa Devnath – India Times Rising demand for copper in clean-energy initiatives […]
May 13, 2024
American-Dream

America is in the midst of an extraordinary startup boom

From The Economst Although America has a deserved reputation as a country at […]
May 13, 2024

Trump Hates Bidenomics. Why He Can’t Dump It.

By Joe Light – Barron’s The president signed three monumental bills into law: the […]
May 12, 2024

Sun Fires ‘Solar Storm Train’ at Earth-Three Direct Hits for Weekend

By Jess Thomson – Newsweek A particularly volatile sunspot has sent a series of […]
May 12, 2024

Less booze, more healthcare: Fascinating graphic shows how millennials spend compared to their boomer parents

By NEIRIN GRAY Young adults, aged between 25 and 34, spend less on alcohol […]
May 11, 2024

Our Favorite Recession Indicator: Next Recession Keeps Moving Further Out

By Wolf Richter –  WOLF STREET What this labor market is telling us recession watchers […]
May 11, 2024

What strategies actually work to fight dying?

From The Economist In “Why We Die”, Dr Venki Ramakrishnan asks whether it […]
May 11, 2024

South China Sea: Why are China and Philippines tensions heating up?

By Karen Lema – Reuters The Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague ruled […]
May 11, 2024

Visualizing the Copper Investment Opportunity in One Chart

By Bruno Venditti – Visual Capitalist This chart by Sprott explores the growing […]
May 10, 2024

Undeveloped Arctic Land the Size of Manhattan Lists for $323 Million

By Sarah Rappaport – Bloomberg The 14,830-acre plot lies approximately 40 miles away from […]
May 10, 2024

Biden Set to Hit China EVs, Strategic Sectors With Tariffs

By Josh Wingrove, Jennifer Jacobs, and Eric Martin – Bloomberg The US will impose new, elevated tariffs […]
May 10, 2024

M&A won’t alleviate looming copper shortage, Barrick CEO warns

From Mining.com Barrick Gold (NYSE: GOLD) CEO Mark Bristow believes that mergers and […]
May 10, 2024

Ivanhoe Electric Announces Exploration Alliance with BHP to Accelerate the Search for Copper and Other Critical Minerals in the United States

From Accesswire The Alliance Will Focus Initially on Six Areas of Interest in […]
May 10, 2024

Insights on Investing in Gold, Silver & Bitcoin

From Goehring & Rozencwajg Where does G&R stand on Bitcoin? Does Bitcoin deserve […]
May 9, 2024

A Minsky Moment is fast approaching for gold – Richard Mills

2024.05.09 “Minsky Moment” refers to the idea that periods of bullish speculation will […]
May 9, 2024

Evil Twins: US Federal Budget Deficits and US Trade

By Jane L. Johnson – Mises Wire One hears little today of the […]
May 9, 2024

How countries rank by military spending

From The Economist To assess the state of international affairs, a good rule of […]
May 9, 2024

The Global Solar Power Boom Is Driving a Surge in Silver Demand

By Christian Moess Laursen – WSJ Sustainable Business A booming solar-power industry is driving […]
May 8, 2024

US government loosens foreign-content rules on EV batteries – Richard Mills

2024.05.05 The Biden administration has given electric-vehicle makers a two-year extension to shore […]
May 8, 2024

Gold Sector: The Early Stages of a Multi-Year Bull Run

By Bob Hoye – 321 Gold Long and Great Bull markets for Golds […]
May 8, 2024

For cities and towns trying to cut out plastic, here’s what’s worked and what hasn’t

By Emily Chung –  CBC News Global plastic consumption has quadrupled in the past […]
May 8, 2024

China continues rapid growth of nuclear power capacity

From eia – US Engery Information In the past 10 years, more than […]
May 8, 2024

Goldman sees ‘copper stockout’ risk

From Mining.com Copper briefly traded through $10,000 a ton as investors raised bets […]
May 7, 2024

AI needs vast amounts of processing power/ electricity

From The Economist Big tech wants more computing power. A lot more. According […]
May 7, 2024

Fed’s Willing to Hike Rates if “Data Indicate Progress on Inflation Has Stalled or Reversed”

By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET The first three months of the year have produced a […]
May 7, 2024

Gold’s Major Signal Breakout

By Hubert Moolman Gold recently made a very important breakout around March, when […]
May 7, 2024

Replicator initiative – Switchblade 600 one-way loitering munition attack drone

In August 2023, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks unveiled the new Replicator inactive […]
May 6, 2024

Worsening Weather Is Igniting a $25 Billion Market

By Sam Potter – Bloomberg As companies and investors come to grips with meteorological […]
May 6, 2024

Where are retail gold bullion and equity buyers? Fixed income assets – the income is back in fixed income

By Michael Mackenzie and Liz Capo McCormick – Bloomberg At $2 Million Per Minute, Treasuries Mint […]
May 6, 2024

Sea drone warfare has arrived. The U.S. is floundering.

By Joe Brock and Mike Stone – Reuters The U.S. Navy’s efforts to build a fleet […]
May 5, 2024

Who’s Building the Most Solar Energy?

By Bruno Venditti – Elements In 2023, solar energy accounted for three-quarters of […]
May 5, 2024

Governments Could Stop Inflating If They Wanted. But They Won’t.

By Daniel Lacalle – Mises Institute Price inflation is no coincidence. It is […]
May 4, 2024

What’s really driving the gold price surge? – Richard Mills

2024.05.03 As of May 1, spot gold was at $2,319 an ounce. The […]
May 4, 2024

Golden Triangle of Northern BC

By Shane Lasley – Mining News Lying just deep enough into the mining frontier […]
May 4, 2024

Why does BHP want Anglo American?

From The Economist This clash of big dirt and high finance suggests that […]
May 4, 2024

Renewable Energy Needs to Be Stored. China Is at the Forefront

By Craig Mellow – Brron’s Most roads in the green energy transition lead through […]
May 3, 2024

Gold’s Pullback and Miners

By Adam Hamilton, CPA After blasting higher in a remarkable breakout surge, gold […]
May 3, 2024

New Copper Technologies

From Goehring & Rozencwajg Countless analysts have warned for years that China is […]
May 2, 2024

Copper & Silver Market Updates – Richard Mills

2024.05.02 Copper and silver are essential metals when it comes to the transition […]
May 2, 2024

Why Max’s CESAR is our favorite copper-silver play – Richard Mills

2024.05.01 Copper and silver are essential metals when it comes to the transition […]
May 2, 2024

Visualizing Global Gold Production in 2023

By Marcus Lu – Elements Over 3,000 tonnes of gold were produced globally […]
May 2, 2024

Where Did my Rate Cuts Go?

By Wolf Richter – Wolf Street “Hike” and “rate hike” were mentioned 8 […]
May 2, 2024

A Strong Dollar Is Rattling Asia. It Isn’t Just the Yen.

By William Pesek – Barron’s Global markets rarely turn on interest rate decisions […]
May 1, 2024

Graphite miners lobby US govt to impose levy on China-sourced EV material

From Mining.com North American graphite miners are lobbying the US government to impose […]
May 1, 2024

Senate passes Russian uranium import ban, sending to Biden

From Mining.com The Senate voted Tuesday evening to approve legislation banning the import […]
May 1, 2024

Silver And The Coming Monetary Reform

By Hubert Moolman The analysis of two similar economic cycles over the last […]
May 1, 2024

What’s Driving the Global Gold Rush?

By Harold James – Project Syndicate Much of the heightened demand for gold […]
April 30, 2024

Stagflation – Richard Mills

2024.04.27 Investors in stocks, bonds and commodities should be aware of the rate […]
April 30, 2024

Beware, global jihadists are back on the march

From The Ecomomist When jihadist gunmen shot their way through Crocus City Hall in […]
April 29, 2024

Start arbitraging rate differences

By Wolf Richter –  WOLF STREET Americans hate, hate, hate inflation. But they’re liking the 5%-plus yields […]
April 29, 2024

BHP mega bid and $10,000 copper expose mining’s biggest problem

From Mining.com The biggest producers all want to increase copper output to take […]
April 28, 2024

Fed’s Wait-and-See on Rate Cuts Further Supported by Extra-Hot “Core Services” PCE Inflation & Hot “Core” PCE Inflation

By Wolf Richter –  WOLF STREET The core PCE price index, which excludes the volatile […]
April 28, 2024

Tech wars – America, China and the battle for supremacy

From The Economist Flows of information and energy underpin all economic activity, and advanced […]
April 28, 2024

Back Off, Stagflation. This Stock Rally Isn’t Over Yet.

By Teresa Rivas – Barron’s “Inflation metrics are the most important economic indicators right […]
April 28, 2024

British Columbia Rolls Back Drug Decriminalization After Public Backlash

By Thomas Seal – Bloomberg British Columbia has asked the Canadian government to reintroduce […]
April 28, 2024

BHP’s $39 Billion Copper Play Was Years in the Making

By Thomas Biesheuvel, Dinesh Nair, and Paul-Alain Hunt – Bloomberg For years, it’s been an open secret […]
April 27, 2024

Copper juniors converge in BC, the Yukon – Richard Mills

2024.04.26 A junior resource company’s place in the mining food chain is to […]
April 27, 2024

U.S. Economy Slows as Inflation Heats Up in Q1 2024

By Felix Richter – Statista The U.S. economy grew slower than expected in […]
April 27, 2024

What are microplastics doing to human health?

By Amina Zafar –  CBC News Plastic serves as a building block for our […]
April 26, 2024

From F-16s to NATO, Argentina’s moves tilt West, but ties to China to last

By   WILDER ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ – Breaking defense The surprise decision by Argentina to […]
April 26, 2024

Fears about stagflation are mounting

By Elisabeth Buchwald – CNN At first glance, Thursday’s gross domestic product report showing […]
April 25, 2024

Lured by copper, major miners drawn to Quesnel Trough and Golden Triangle – Richard Mills

2024.04.24 The copper price tickled $4.55 a pound on Monday or $10,000 a […]
April 25, 2024

Is a Volcker-like series of rate hikes in the cards? – Richard Mills

2024.04.21 What if the worst in interest rates is yet to come?  Until […]
April 25, 2024

A conversation with Dolly Varden’s head geologist Rob van Egmond

2024.04.19 Rick Mills: Good morning Rob. I’d like us to do a bird’s […]
April 25, 2024

Honda to invest $15B to build four new EV plants in Ontario

By Peter Zimonjic  – CBC News According to a government statement released to […]
April 25, 2024

BlackRock says $12,000 copper is needed to incentivize new mines

From Bloomberg Copper needs to reach $12,000 a ton — a 20% jump […]
April 25, 2024

Battery recycling shatters the myth of electric-vehicle waste

From Mining.com Making a battery for an electric vehicle typically requires mining hundreds […]
April 25, 2024

Uranium Mine Supply Faces Challenges

From Goehring & Rozencwajg On February 1st, Kazatomprom officially lowered their 2024 production […]
April 25, 2024

Don’t be gloomy about EV sales

Fen The Economist There are good reasons to expect demand to pick up. […]
April 24, 2024

Conservatives Are Wrong on Economics

By Marina Rocha – Mises Wire According to their website, the Conservative Political […]
April 24, 2024

Why a stronger dollar is dangerous

From The Economist The dollar is looking increasingly formidable. As American growth has […]
April 24, 2024

Global military spending hits ‘all-time high’ of $2.4 trillion

By   Tim Martin – Breaking Defense Global military expenditure surged to a record […]
April 24, 2024

Xi’s Armada Is Winning the Battle for Energy in South China Sea

By Philip Heijmans – Bloomberg Beijing’s vast claims across the South China Sea — […]