Category: Wealth Creation
18 Posts
POSTED ON December 01, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Cyber Monday is over for the year, but bargain prices linger across the TSX Venture Exchange. Prices are low, but where is the best value? One tool that can help investors make money by differentiating between price and value is to watch the insiders. The theory is that people who run a company know more… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 09, 2014 BY Travis McPherson

“Wise investors won’t try to outsmart the market. They’ll buy index funds for the long term, and they’ll diversify.” That’s what Jack C. Bogle says.  He is the pioneer of low-cost index investing and founder and former CEO of Vanguard which now manages over $3.3 trillion in assets globally. Bloomberg has a new interview with him… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 25, 2014 BY Andrew Nelson

Nolan Watson, CPA, CFA, is one of the most astute CEOs in mining under 40. In 2005, he became the first employee of Silver Wheaton after it was spun out of Ian Telfer’s Goldcorp. Watson was appointed CFO shortly thereafter and the company quickly became the world’s largest silver producer. Watson left Silver Wheaton in 2008 to co-found Sandstorm Gold (TSE:SSL),… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 21, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

On a recent trip to California, I visited the Getty Museum in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Malibu, two extraordinary art institutions paid for by the extraordinary career of American oil tycoon J. Paul Getty (1892-1976). In his day, Getty was the wealthiest man in America. The son of a lawyer who had… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 20, 2014 BY CEO Technician

Self-help guru Tony Robbins is out with a new book which offers a slew of financial advice including an “All Weather Portfolio” (AWP). Without delving into too much detail (others have already done this favor for us….), the crux of Robbins’ All Weather Portfolio is a recommendation to allocate 55% of ones portfolio into US Treasury… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 19, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

When a businessman of the calibre of Brett Wilson grants an interview, we aren’t going to waste his time with softball questions. I think the ex-Dragon’s Den star, Nashville Predators co-owner and co-founder of FirstEnergy Capital, was a bit surprised with our directness. But as one of Canada’s most approachable titans, he generously obliged… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 03, 2014 BY Tommy Humphreys

Tekoa from Bull Market Thinking has published an interview with the always fascinating anarchist libertarian author, speculator and founder of Casey Research, Doug Casey. Here are Doug’s comments on getting rich, and what he’s up to nowadays. “First thing I’d say is that there’s not a fixed amount of wealth in the world. It grows… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 20, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

The following is an excerpt of a conversation with Sprott USA Chairman Rick Rule published by Tekoa Da Silva, Editor, Bull Market Thinking (Source). TD: Rick, if I can ask you about the concept of becoming rich to be blunt, based on your experience, what are some of the characteristics that you feel lead to becoming… Continue Reading

POSTED ON October 29, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

“It doesn’t relieve you from the pressure of trying to get it right right out of the dorm room and they’ll be stories of people that do but its very unlikely that you will and not highly consequential if you don’t get it right right away.”

POSTED ON October 08, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

“There was no firm like it.  And there probably won’t be another one like it.  It was  tough to get into and tough to get out. Hotel California.” I’ve heard the name, Gordon Capital, a few times in my career.  I find when talking about Gordon Capital, it is often complimented with a fond smirk… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 28, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Billionaire promoter and resource developer, Robert Friedland to change name of Ivanplats (IVP:TSX) back to his favorite resource company name, Ivanhoe Mines.  The name change will take effect September 3, 2013 and will trade on the TSX under the symbol “IVN”. “The original Ivanhoe Mines and its predecessor company, Indochina Goldfields, earned international recognition and… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 15, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Fission Uranium (FCU:TSXV) and Alpha Minerals (AMW:TSXV) announced this morning, after being halted late yesterday, that they had discovered a fourth mineralized zone at their Patterson Lake South Discovery.  The fourth zone, R945E, is located 165m grid east of R780E zone and extends the total strike length of the PLS deposit to 1.05km.  Hole PLS13-084 hit… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 12, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Alamos Gold (AGI:TSX) announced that it has received final signatures from the Turkish Ministry of the Environment and Urbanization for its Kirazli gold project located in Turkey.  The EIA on the Agi Dagi project has been progressing as well and is now at the final stages for approval.  With no debt and approximately $475 million… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 08, 2013 BY Travis McPherson

Capstone Mining (CS:TSX) announced today that it would acquire the right to earn up to 70% of the Project Providencia from Sociedad Quimica y Mineral de Chila S.A. (SQM).  The property is somewhat strategic in that it sits approximately halfway between Capstone’s Santo Domingo Project and Anglo American’s Mantos Blancos copper mine. SQM is a… Continue Reading

POSTED ON June 28, 2013 BY Tommy Humphreys

Yesterday I had another opportunity to hear Frank Giustra speak — this time at BCBusiness Magazine‘s Top 100 event at Hotel Vancouver. In front of a crowd of 1,200, he was interviewed on stage by BCBusiness chairman Peter Legge. Frank Giustra became a millionaire in his early 20s financing small mining and energy companies. As Chairman… Continue Reading

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