By Jay – Published on November 14, 2017
I watched all three seasons of Narcos. As I walk around the city of Medellin I imagine Pablo’s sicario’s peeling around the steep cornered streets, doubled up on motor bikes. Bounties on police officers heads ordered by a self made multibillionaire narco-terrorist, who was once featured...
By Nicholas – Published on November 14, 2017
There are some mixed messages coming out of the US markets when it comes to gold's future. A recent report from The World Gold Council has been widely cited by US financial media as evidence of evaporating demand for the yellow metal, but when it comes to the details, the picture is far more...
By Nicholas – Published on November 13, 2017
The demand for physical gold in both bars and coins was strong in the last quarter according to The World Gold Council. The narrative that is being sold that somehow overlooks big buys of physical metal by central banks in Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan is somehow being dismissed. But the fact that...
By Nicholas – Published on November 13, 2017
There has been some disappointment in the silver market over the last year. But given the fundamental picture for silver demand, it may just be a matter of time before the price rises significantly. What many people overlook is that getting attached to daily, or even monthly price fluctuation...
By Nicholas – Published on November 12, 2017
According to Doug Casey the crisis in 2008 never ended. The drastic actions that central banks took in the wake of the subprime melt down kept the world's financial system from blowing up, but they may not have solved the problem at all. Doug likens what he sees as an ongoing crisis to a...
By Nicholas – Published on November 11, 2017
Rick Rule doesn't mind calling the potential for price appreciation in the uranium market “explosive”. And he has every reason to do so. The last bull market in uranium produced some fantastic gains in share prices, but when the dust settled, there was no real difference in...
By Nicholas – Published on November 11, 2017
After four years of testing its lows, it would appear that the bull market in silver and gold that began around the year 2000 is intact. The calls for the demise of silver's bull run and a retrenchment to single digits in its US Dollar price never materialized, and as Rick Rule has pointed out...
By Nicholas – Published on November 10, 2017
Zinc and Lead are extremely useful metals. The world may be learning just how dear they are today, as zinc prices push though highs seen more than a decade ago. A recent move by commodities powerhouse Glencore to curb zinc production is partly responsible for zinc's big run, but a non stop need...
By Nicholas – Published on November 10, 2017
It has been a busy week or two in the middle east, with Saudi Arabia seeing some major changes happening quickly. There may very well be region wide upheaval in the near term, and there are far more questions than answers. The major players at this point are Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Iran,...
By Nicholas – Published on November 9, 2017
Gold seems to be having a pretty good year. The price has been in a stable rising trend over the last few months, but despite this, gold equities don't seem to be offering the leverage they usually do to a positive gold price trend. While gold miners have been in a steady uptrend, in some...
By Nicholas – Published on November 6, 2017
Industrial metals like copper, nickel and zinc have really picked up steam over the last few months. This has prompted chatter about a new bull market in the base metals, and according to legendary resource investor Rick Rule, the fun has only just begun. The last few years haven't been kind to...
By Nicholas – Published on November 6, 2017
There has been talk of the of the US Dollar's (USD's) impending demise for years. It is easy to cite any number of reasons why the USD is on its last legs, but to date, it is still the most used currency around the world. One of the biggest reasons why the USD is so popular is probably...
By Nicholas – Published on November 5, 2017
Bitcoin has achieved a level of acceptance that not many would have predicted a few years ago. Many investors overlooked the entire crypto space, and today, some of the most accomplished people in the investment community are looking at cryptos in a new light. A big reason that people are taking...
By Nicholas – Published on November 4, 2017
The investment climate for resources hasn't been great for a while. Over the last few years there has been a wholesale aversion to getting into natural resource stocks, as well as a number of other hot investments that have stolen attention from very promising resource plays. While trading the...