Uranium & Nuclear Power Play a Critical Role in the U.S.

By John Ciampaglia, CFA, CEO Sprott Asset Management

Nuclear power generates more than 50% of the carbon-free electricity in the U.S. while meeting 20% of the country's electricity demand. As the country and the world take steps to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, we believe that uranium and nuclear power will be critical to the solution.

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Sprott Asset Management Enters Agreement with North Shore Indices, Inc. and URNM

November 4, 2021

Sprott Asset Management has entered into a definitive agreement with North Shore Indices, Inc. to acquire an exclusive licence to use the North Shore Global Uranium Mining Index, which North Shore Global Uranium Mining ETF (“URNM”) seeks to track. Subject to approval, URNM would be reorganized into a newly created series of the Sprott Funds Trust, the Sprott Uranium Miners ETF; the reorganization is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022.

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November 5, 2021

Host Ed Coyne is joined by Michael DiRienzo from The Silver Institute for a broad-ranging discussion on silver in our modern economy. The white metal’s unique status as both a store of value and an industrial metal has always made it a compelling investment, and with its new applications in advanced technologies, the story is even more fascinating. 

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November 3, 2021

Spot gold closed October at $1,783.38, gaining 1.50%. Gold managed to recover from the late September swoon that cleansed positioning and sent the entire precious metals complex into extremely oversold conditions. Gold may have priced in the Fed taper, but the yellow metal has yet to respond to the Fed’s inflation dilemma, which seems anything but transitory.

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Video - Uranium: Born of the Stars

October 14, 2021

Uranium, an element born of the stars, is as complex as it is paradoxical. This heavy metal holds dormant powers both inspiring and terrifying. This new video shares incredible facts about uranium’s inter-planetary origins and looks at the critical role of uranium in the burgeoning green energy economy.

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