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- Bullish reversal in miners but metals remain in question
The gold and silver stocks have put in a bullish weekly reversal but gold and silver have not confirmed it. The interplay between the metals and the shares has been complicated in recent weeks.
- Congo’s state copper miner set for lowest output since 2004
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s state- owned copper miner is on track to deliver its lowest output since 2004, the year after Africa’s biggest war ended.
- Bitcoin Trading Alert: Important development for bitcoin traders
Overall creation of bitcoin wallets is up, which is an indication of continued interest from potential buyers. Wallets are files that contain private keys used to unlock the bitcoins within the tool so that you can spend them.
- Oil rebounds from five-year low
Crude oil prices rebounded from the lowest closing levels since May 2009 as comments from Saudi Arabia’s oil minister yesterday added to the most volatile market in three years.
- Russia keeps expanding gold reserves amid ruble rout
Russia, the world’s fifth-biggest gold holder, added to its hoard for an eighth month even after having to use its international reserves on defending the ruble.
- Crude oil: Turbulent times call for insulated investments
Is the price of oil nearing the point where North American exploration and production companies will have to curtail production?
- Bears coming for tin
Tin entered a bear market amid concern demand for the metal that’s used in electronics will slow amid ample supply.
- Iron demand falls to the wayside
Iron ore prices and shipping costs fell to the lowest levels in five years amid signs China’s slowing growth is sapping demand for cargoes just as the world’s largest mining companies press on with raising output and spur a glut.
- Gold still on hold
Gold prices did not show a huge reaction to the FOMC meeting announcement today in which the Fed appeared to sound more dovish--and perhaps a bit confusing as well.
- Royalty hike closes Zambian copper mine
Barrick Gold Corp., the world’s biggest producer of the metal, will start shutting down production at its Zambian operation after the southern African country tripled mining royalties.
- Hemp, Inc. Reports: Wisconsin on Track to Legalize Industrial Hemp
SPRING HOPE, NC--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2017) - "With the succession of states legalizing or on track for legalizing industrial hemp, the industrial hemp industry in America is rapidly reaching a tipping point," says Bruce Perlowin, CEO of Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP). For the past four days, Hemp, Inc. has reported on a series of states that are on track to legalizing industrial hemp -- Arizona, New Mexico, Alaska, and South Dakota. Wisconsin joins that list today with hopes of reinvigorating their state's agriculture sector.
- Hemp, Inc. Reports: South Dakota on Track to Legalize Industrial Hemp
SPRING HOPE, NC--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2017) - Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) executives announce to shareholders today that South Dakota may also join the ranks of states to legalize industrial hemp. According to the South Dakota State Legislature, House Bill (HB) 1204, sponsored and introduced by South Dakota's Committee on State Affairs, would allow the production and sale of industrial hemp for commercial purposes, thereby setting forth the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice. The Committee on State Affairs introduced House Bill 1204 (HB1204) this month which passed the house with a 51-16 vote before moving to the Senate house, for the first read, yesterday.
- Fisheries Act update should include direction to recover Canada's fish populations, says new government report
TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - February 24, 2017) - Today, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans tabled its recommendations to the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard to enhance the protection of fish and fish habitat and the management of Canadian fisheries under the Fisheries Act. One key recommendation is that Act include provisions for restoring and recovering fish populations.
- Launch of The Top 420 Cannabis Investor Ideas of 2017 Initiative
Investorideas.com, 420cannabisinvestorideas.com and Globalcannabisinvesting.com to Showcase Top 420 Ideas
- Planting tomorrow's trees today; climate change is threatening the health of Canada's forests, but revolutionary genomics research will give foresters a way to push back
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - February 24, 2017) - Traditional methods for reforestation use seeds from local tree populations. With the climate quickly changing, these local trees will be poorly adapted to new environments that not only have warmer temperatures, but also more disease pressures. And climate change isn't just bad for trees. It's also bad for the economic and environmental benefits they provide to Canada -- benefits like wood, jobs, habitat protection and carbon sequestration.
- Hemp, Inc. Reports: Alaska on Track to Legalize Industrial Hemp
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Feb 24, 2017) - Hemp, Inc. (OTC PINK: HEMP) executives announce to shareholders today that due to "growing pressure to diversify" its economy, Alaska may soon join the ranks of states to legalize industrial hemp. According to the Alaska State Legislature, Senate Bill (SB) 6, proposed by Senator Shelley Hughes, has garnered support as it passed through the Resources Committee. SB6, now in the Judiciary Committee, would legalize industrial hemp for commercial purposes in Alaska. According to an article in the Alaska Journal, SB6 would "mirror industrial hemp programs in other states and farmers growing industrial hemp would need to get a permit and track their activities."
- Florida Coastal School of Law and J U to host 18th annual free summit, open to the public
Summit to Examine the Economic and Environmental Implications of Managing Harmful Waste
- Avis aux médias : La FCF préconise une action immédiate pour les espèces menacées dans les zones herbagères des Prairies
OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - 23 février 2017) - La Fédération canadienne de la faune (FCF) demande instamment au gouvernement du Canada de protéger les zones herbagères des Prairies en conservant les derniers pâturages communautaires de l'Administration du rétablissement agricole des Prairies (ARAP) en tant qu'habitat pour les espèces menacées.
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