Daily Dispatch







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.

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.