How To Hedge Your Portfolio Against Inflation

After a long period of calm, inflation is expected to rise in the months and quarters ahead. This spells very bad news for consumers because when inflation is high, they will need to more money to buy the same basket of goods; in other words, inflation erodes...

10 Tips for Using Social Media as an Investor Relations Tool

A successful Investor Relations strategy is often made up of a number of different components. Distributing press releases, blogging, online ads, email marketing, and of course social media may all be a factor in one way or another. Despite the growth in social media,...

3 Things Investors Are Ignoring About The US Stock Market

3 Things Investors Are Ignoring About The US Stock Market  It looks like it’s happy days again in the stock market. At the time of writing, the DOW is up 300 points, good for 1.25% on the day. Things apparently seem to keep getting better in America, with...

What Canadian Investors Need To Know About Vanadium

For many investors, Vanadium remains one of the markets lesser known metals. Until fairly recently, Vanadium was mostly used as a hardening agent in steel. Adding as little as 0.15% vanadium to steel can increase the strength of the metal, while also using 30% less of...