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Nov 17, 2017, 08:30 ET Cobalt Perfectly Positioned as Global Cobalt Demand Surges

Cobalt, a metal somewhat overlooked by investors, is a critical component of lithium-ion batteries used in mobile devices and essential for the...


Nov 16, 2017, 08:30 ET Can Blockchain Technology Revolutionize the Global Oil & Gas Industry Supply Chain

In some of the world's more dynamic industries, like the oil and gas sector, companies face huge challenges on a minute-to-minute basis. Intraday...


Nov 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Innovation Drives Value for Leading Cannabis Biotechs

The medicinal cannabis market is expected to reach almost US$56 billion by 2025, according to a report by Grand View Research...


Nov 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Rising Demand for Cannabis Oils Pushes Canada's Producers Into Overdrive

Licensed cannabis producers in Canada are growing at remarkable pace, swept forward by the country's legalization of medicinal marijuana in 2001...


Nov 15, 2017, 08:30 ET Blockchain to Enable Frictionless Transactions, Transparency to Ease Complexities of Global Oil & Gas Industry

The oil and gas industry has always been a breeding ground for innovation and the adoption of new technologies, like 3-D seismic mapping and...


Nov 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Biosynthesis: Making the Impossible Possible in Medicinal Cannabis

The U.S. pharmaceutical industry is pocked with pitfalls that make it difficult for the development of cannabis-based drugs. To receive FDA...


Nov 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Canadian Licensed Producers Prepare for Recreational Cannabis Legalization, Expect Significant Growth in Demand

A momentous cultural and economic change is soon coming to Canada, as the Canadian Government has committed to legalizing recreational marijuana...


Nov 09, 2017, 08:30 ET Backwardation in Zinc Market Signals Strong Demand and Tightening Supplies

Zinc is in a bull market. Over the past two years, global supplies of the metal have fallen by 3-4% while demand has continued to rise. In recent...


Nov 09, 2017, 08:30 ET Electric Vehicles Demand & Ethical Concerns of Congo Present Opportunity for Cobalt Companies Focused on North America

In July 2017, France and Britain declared their intention to prohibit the sale of cars operating on fossil fuels by 2040 (http://nnw.fm/PnY5f),...


Nov 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Cannabis Biotechs Could be Big Pharma's Latest M&A Focus

In late October, President Donald Trump called the ongoing opioid epidemic the "worst drug crisis in American history" before declaring it a...


Nov 08, 2017, 08:30 ET Producers Aim to Address Growing Global Zinc Deficit Amid Price Surge, Rising Demand

Zinc is used for various applications in many industries, including construction, oil & gas, power generation, automotive and shipbuilding. It...


Nov 07, 2017, 08:30 ET Highly Anticipated Game Releases Could Heat up Investor Interest in the Mobile Gaming Sector

The videogames market is a unique one, in that the success of individual companies is primarily driven by the release of hit games, leading to...


Nov 07, 2017, 08:30 ET Soaring Zinc Price, Mounting Supply Deficit Create Opportunity for Sector Operators

Zinc supplies are dwindling, and spot prices are soaring. Futures look robust, as well, and, despite a minor pullback toward the end of the week...


Nov 07, 2017, 08:30 ET Biotech M&A Momentum Attractive for Cannabinoid R&D Space

Morgan Stanley's research team in January 2017 forecast that biotech-pharmaceutical companies - with a combined $75 billion in cash on hand -...


Nov 02, 2017, 08:30 ET Bioabsorption Breakthrough Shows Promise for Tobacco, Cannabinoids, Medication

Double 2001 levels, Americans spent over $36 billion on vitamins and nutritional supplements in 2016, contributing to a global dietary supplements...


Nov 01, 2017, 08:30 ET The Promise of Telemedicine for American Health Care

Although amazing advances unceasingly occur in drug development and medical procedures, delivery of health care services to patients has been...


Nov 01, 2017, 08:30 ET Zinc Producers in Spotlight as Demand Powers Past Supply

The recent shining on lithium has put other battery technologies - such as zinc - in the shadows, even though they have been around for...


Nov 01, 2017, 08:30 ET Companies Vying for a Share of the Fast-growing Medicinal Cannabinoid Market

With sales projected to achieve a compound annual growth of 25 percent to reach over $20 billion by 2021, the cannabis market is one of the most...


Oct 31, 2017, 08:30 ET Leaders in Medical Marijuana and the Global Alzheimer's Markets

By now, the potential for cannabinoids like tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) to reduce the symptoms and even help prevent the...


Oct 31, 2017, 08:30 ET Economic Impact of Biosynthesis on the Cannabis Industry

According to a recent Haywood Securities research report, the value of the cannabidiol (CBD) market is expected to hit $2.1 billion by 2020. CBD...


Oct 26, 2017, 08:30 ET Investors Increasingly Confident in Lithium as Industry Gains Momentum

Sometimes revolutions take time to develop before arriving without almost no recognition. Over the course of the last dozen years, lithium-ion...


Oct 26, 2017, 08:30 ET Innovative Biotechnology Companies are Transforming Cannabis-based Medical Products

Many biotech companies are taking advantage of widespread interest and acceptance of the potential for cannabis-based products to treat a range of...


Oct 25, 2017, 08:30 ET Biotechs Develop Proprietary Systems to Drive CBD Research and Development

The cannabinoid-based pharmaceutical market is rapidly expanding, driving increased demand for a reliable flow of high-purity cannabinoids. With a...


Oct 25, 2017, 08:30 ET How Lithium is Driving the Global Push to End Gas-powered Vehicles

In business for over 100 years, the automotive industry is about to embark on a radical, convulsive transformation. The Washington Post...


Oct 24, 2017, 08:30 ET How Biosynthesis is Revolutionizing Cannabinoid Pharmaceuticals

The potential of cannabis for the treatment of an array of medical conditions is a hot topic, and, while many states in America have legalized the...