Daily Dispatch


John Prochnau’s Induction Interview

XL: Thank you for agreeing to this interview and welcome to the Explorers' League.

JP: Thank you very much. It's my pleasure to talk with you and an honor to be invited. I really appreciate it and am flattered to be included.


XL: Looking at your CV, it seems the honor is on our side. It's...



Interview with Ross Beaty

XL: Your career in mining is, in a word, remarkable. Did you pattern your approach to business after anyone in particular?

There are a number of people in this business that I respect, and that I have learned from, but I'd have to give credit to my father as a role model. He was an entrepreneur who built...


Molybdenum’s Perfect Storm

Molybdenum was one of last year's hottest markets, gaining 1,300%. But little-known figures show that the run-up may not last.


Foreign Central Banks Up Treasuries Buying

As new data on foreign investment pours in each week, I look to see whether the bail-out of our deficit continues. This week, purchases of Treasuries by foreign central banks jumped $20B.