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.
Roskill provided analysis on the future of the lithium market. The company determined that rechargeable batteries accounted for 27 percent of global lithium consumption in 2012. The end use of batteries was responsible for 44 percent of the net increase in lithium consumption over the lat ten years and 70 percent over the last five.
Western Lithium USA Corporation (TSX: WLC; OTCQX: WLCDF) has obtained a Patent from the US Government for its lithium extraction process. The request was filed in June 2011 and relates tot he separation of lithium and potassion compounds from the lithium-containing materials. With the patent, Western Lithium hopes to protect its intellectual property developed through comprehensive [...]
Researchers from the University of Wyoming Carbon Management Institute have stumbled upon what they believe is a “vast, new lithium resource.” Preliminary reports show that the deposit hosts 228,000 tons of lithium, enough to meet all US demand.