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.
It’s been a rough month for Quebec lithium producer RB Energy, which went from production to shutdown in a matter of weeks on exhausted financials. To learn more about what happened, Lithium Investing News spoke with the company’s CEO, Richard Clark. He made it clear that despite the setback, he isn’t giving up on North America’s only lithium project.
Li3 Energy’s CEO, Luis Saenz, comments on the recent news that Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed a decree to establish a National Lithium Commission committed to opening up Chile’s abundant lithium resources for exploitation.
At the Canadian Investor Conference, held in Vancouver from June 1 to 2, the Investing News Network had the chance to speak with Chris Berry, energy metals analyst and founder of House Mountain Partners.
Stria Capital Inc. (TSXV:SRA) has successful completed Phase 1 of its “proof of principle” development of a novel hard rock ore-to-lithium chloride process. The company owns the Pontax spodumene and Wilcox brine lithium properties in the James Bay region in Quebec, and southeastern Arizona.