The irony of the conservative investor

In an episode of West Wing (still one of my favorite shows!), two characters are talking about PBS television and one of them says that more people claim to watch PBS than actually do watch PBS. The reason is: People like to think of themselves as being PBS watchers even if they aren’t. Likewise, many […]

How to do due diligence on a junior resource company

How can investors value a junior resource company so that they know whether or not they should invest in it? While mowing the lawn, you see your neighbor so you walk over to him, lean on the fence, and chat for a while. He asks you, “So have you heard about ABC Gold Exploration Inc? […]

Improve your junior resource investing with this tool

Junior resource companies are like the many-headed Hydra: One dies and two more will take its place. Every time I turn around, another junior resource company is proclaiming that it has struck a bonanza-grade deposit of whatever resource it’s exploring for, the deposit goes ALLLL the way down, and they’re neighboring the greatest producing mine […]

Crowdinvesting: The next step after crowdfunding

When small business owners needed money to start and grow a business, they used to have three funding options: They could borrow against their own assets, could get a business loan or they could sell a portion of their business to family and friends. Then the web opened up new possibilities with crowdfunding — a […]