Commodities

Junior miner Euromax raises eight times its market value

Junior mining companies aren't having much fun - or luck - raising money for exploration and development. Commodity prices are down, banks and investors are wary and the appetite for political risk is about zero. Plus the stock markets are, suddenly, terribly volatile.   Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Slow and steady wins the dividend race

jheinzl@globeandmail.comDid you see the recent correction coming? I didn't. I'm terrible at predicting what the stock market will do.Half the people out there will tell you they're terrible at it, too. The other half? They're lying.   Wednesday, October 22, 2014

THE RING OF FIRE FAILURE TO IGNITE

Ontario's ''Ring of Fire'' mineral belt was supposed to be a $60billion natural resources treasure trove that would bring employment and economic prosperity to a remote part of the province's north. It hasn't worked out that way.   Wednesday, October 22, 2014

New quarter brings new pain in the oil patch

jeffjones@globeandmail.comThird-quarter financial results in the oil patch won't look too shabby, but forget them. Things have changed.Just scanning the key commodity prices for the sector during the period, one would think the industry is in fine form, still riding a wave that had developed earlier in the year.   Wednesday, October 22, 2014