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Delta 9 Cannabis went public on the TSX-V yesterday, under the stock symbol $NINE. Stockwatch reported: "Share prices rose sharply in the first hours of trading, increasing from 65 cents at the open to $2.00, and were at $1.87 as of noon today Eastern Time. Delta 9 was the fourth company in Canada licensed to legally grow and sell cannabis under the original Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations. The Winnipeg company is listing on the TSX-V in order to prepare for the upcoming … [Read more...]

August 2017 Cobalt Play Update

Electric Cars

Rick Rule is talking about up-and-coming cobalt, and Bloomberg just put out this article titled: “Billionaire Who Made Killing on Cobalt Bets on Electric Car Fund” so hurrah to us for being on the cobalt train a while back. The message of cobalt’s relevance in light of the electric car boom and the rechargeable batteries that use both lithium and cobalt in their making, is trickling towards the mainstream. Interesting, Rule mentions Congolese, Brazil and Russian, but doesn’t mention Canada’s hot … [Read more...]

Eye on the Prize: $Z.V $ZZZOF

Waelz Kiln

Zinc One (TSX.V: Z  OTC: ZZZOF) has their eye on the prize right now, announcing an option payment of US$1,150,000 to acquire 100% interest in the Bongará and Charlotte Bongará Zinc-Oxide Projects in Peru. The Company's marketing plan is chewing through some selling by former shareholders of the acquired company but even so, momentum is strong right now with all going as planned at headquarters. Questions on the viability of oxide (versus a sulphide) zinc deposit have been met with a Zinc … [Read more...]

One Critically Hot Metal, Cobalt

Cobalt 12 Year Price Chart: Infomine

Cobalt is hard not to love right now and a handful of junior companies have sprung to life in the wake of cobalt’s aggressive two year price run. While ups and downs in the price of cobalt are going to occur, this commodity’s demand is not just a temporary blip on the chart. Investor demand for battery metals is coming from the Electric Vehicle (EV) market, and specifically the battery market. January sales of EV’s this year saw a 70% increase year-over-year, with 159,139 EV’s sold last year in … [Read more...]

Long Zinc One: $Z.V $ZZZOF

Zinc

Metalheads, do you still like zinc? Well if you do, and there are a number of reasons to think that zinc might kill it again this year, you will want to start tracking a company called Zinc One Resources right about now. Supply dynamics including production cuts, a lack of concentrates and diminishing inventories should keep upward pressure on the price of zinc going forward. Wood Mackenzie is calling for an average of $3,200 a tonne in 2017 and $4,000 a tonne into 2018, with zinc trading at … [Read more...]