TORONTO — The future of Canada’s Ring of Fire, a remote cluster of rich mineral deposits in northwestern Ontario, is looking increasingly dim as the finances of its biggest private investor, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, have taken a turn for the worse.
Crouched in swampy lowlands and named for a Johnny Cash song, the 4,000 sq km zone has no rail lines, highways or reliable power. Political leaders say the Ring of Fire could support a century of mining, but the cash-strapped government has yet to commit infrastructure funds.
In essence, a business contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties to do (nor not do) certain things. Examples of contracts include partnership agreements, leases of premises and employment agreements. For business owners across the land, contracts are undoubtedly a familiar aspect of working life – but they needn’t be a headache.
Why should contracts be water tight?
While the reasons may well be evident to the seasoned entrepreneur, it might not be so obvious for a novice or recent startup. Here’s the lowdown:
By Jiang Zhang:In the midst of scandals involving North American-listed Chinese companies that came public via reverse takeovers (RTOs), Investor's Business Daily published an article titled The 6 Rules For Successful Investing In Chinese ADRs, which identified the risks involving in Chinese ADR investing and presented 6 key questions that investors should address for successfully investing i
China Investor submits: The Problem with Chinese Reverse Mergers Listed in the US I visit this site often and enjoy reading the articles on Chinese companies, but I do not understand why there is so much focus on sketchy Chinese reverse merger (RM) companies.
China Play Stocks submits:
As incomes raise, Chinese consumers are acquiring expensive tastes for luxury brands and high-end fashion items. You can benefit from their increased consumption of such products by investing in the companies that produce them. Be aware that, much like the products they sell, many of these company stocks are expensive (on a P/E basis) as well. But, I don't believe that the China story is fully reflected in these stock prices, lofty as they may be.
China OTC Player submits:Chinese OTC equities have regained their footing this week after a harrowing sell-off that saw our 30-stock index shed 10.3 percent of its value over the last 10 trading sessions of January. While it's never enjoyable to watch one's portfolio take a beating, such volatility comes with the territory of foreign small cap investing. I remain highly bullish on this sector and treated the correction as a buying opportunity, adding to my holdings.