Archives for April, 2016

Gold is Not Money – Yet

In the 1970’s John Exter created “Exter’s Pyramid”. The pyramid classified financial assets in terms of risk. The riskiest, and largest, asset class in the pyramid is derivatives. The least risky, and smallest, financial asset is gold. Read more on Exter’s pyramid here. Today, gold is unloved by many, from…

Australian Lithium Plays

The lithium sector is hot worldwide. There are dozens of companies planning (hoping) to get into production. Most are planning to exploit pegmatite-sourced lithium.  A source that is extraordinary common, and often low grade and high cost. The world is already awash with lithium deposits – there is around 1,400…