A Vancouver native, Charlotte recently graduated from Simon Fraser University, where she majored in English and Humanities. During her time there, SFU’s Writing and Communications program caught her attention, and she began working towards a Certificate in Editing. After completing an editorial internship at Vancouver’s Western Living magazine in the fall of 2010, she knew that she wanted to pursue editing further.
Charlotte started working for the Investing News Network in the spring of 2012 and now specializes in writing about diamonds, precious metals, base metals and graphite. She received her Certificate in Editing in 2013.
Reuters reported that the diamond industry is facing a number of problems. For instance, the family businesses that make up the global diamond trade have taken a hit in terms of profits, while diamond cutters and polishers are caught between miners who charge high prices for rough stones and retail chains that want to buy finished gems at low prices.
Dominion Diamond Corp. (TSX:DDC,NYSE:DDC) announced its results for the first fiscal quarter of 2016, commenting that its sales came to US$187.7 million, up from $175.5 million during the year-ago period.