Daily Dispatch


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Inside the Oil Sands Industry

An insider's view of Alberta's burgeoning oil sands industry from a recently retired engineer from one of Canada's leading oil sands companies.


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Too Late for Coal?

Coal - and coal stocks - have had an impressive run-up since 2000. Will the trend continue?

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The Fate of the Dollar

Doug Casey explains his mid- to long-term views on the U.S. dollar (it's going down the drain) and, by extension, gold (it's going to the moon).


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Base Metals: Running on Empty

The world is consuming metals faster than they can be found, and mining companies are rapidly burning through deposits. The time and cost it now takes to discover, define, permit and build a mine often exceeds the normal business and metals cycles. Net-net, large mineral discoveries are destined to become more and more valuable in a deposit-starved landscape.

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Bush’s Golden Years

Unless you attribute the Republican victory to a vote fraud of unprecedented magnitude, the reality is that Americans thoroughly endorsed what President Bush stands for.