Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Vivien first became involved with the stock market in 2006, when she started working for RBC Dominion Securities, the Royal Bank of Canada’s full-service brokerage firm. It was at RBC DS that Vivien gained an understanding of commodity investing and became intrigued with how the markets move in direct correlation with the economy.
In 2007, Vivien graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in English Literature. She later enrolled in the Writing and Communications program at Simon Fraser University. Vivien volunteered with the Investing News Network in the spring of 2010, and interned for Momentum Magazine in Vancouver. In the fall of 2010, Vivien began working for the Investing News Network in an official capacity as an assistant editor, where she is constantly learning more about the commodity markets. In the summer of 2011, Vivien was awarded a Certificate in Editing from Simon Fraser University.
Like the economy as a whole, the Muhlenkamp Fund is still struggling to extricate itself from the morass of the Great Recession. Ron Muhlenkamp, founder of Muhlenkamp & Co. Inc., sees a forerunner to this downturn in the 1980–82 recession. In this interview, he tells The Energy Report how good policy ended the earlier slowdown and set the stage for two decades of prosperity. He also explains why bad policy is hampering recovery now, and what this means for investors.
CBM Asia Development Corp. (TSX:TCF, US:CBMDF, FRANKFURT:IY2) announced that at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on Friday, March 28th, 2014, shareholders approved:
The appointment of Charles W. Bloomquist, Adam Q.H. Clarke, James F. Friberg, Clint B. Sharples and Scott H. Stevens as directors.
The appointment of BDO Canada LLP, Chartered Accountants, as auditor.
The ratification and approval of the Stock Option Plan.
Business in Vancouver reported last week that Steelhead LNG Corp. will propose a new liquefied natural gas export facility for the B.C. Coast. Nigel Kuzemko, CEO of Steelhead, commented: We are looking at more than one site. We’re looking at both floating LNG facilities, as well as a land-based facility. We understand the markets; between [...]
Intrexon Corporation (NYSE:XON), a leader in synthetic biology, today announced the formation of Intrexon Energy Partners (IEP), a joint venture with a select group of external investors, to optimize and scale-up Intrexon’s gas-to-liquid (GTL) bioconversion platform for the production of fuels and lubricants