By Nicholas – Published on November 26, 2017
A recent note from French banking giant Societe Generale (SocGen) had a rather unpopular opinion hidden it its depths. Unlike many of the investment banks, SocGen sees a bear market coming in US equities. Though according to their projections, it will be short, and shallow. The note outlined a...
By Nicholas – Published on November 25, 2017
January copper traded over $8200USD/tonne on Friday morning in Shanghai, and many think that the labor strikes in South America have a lot to do with the renewed strength in copper's price. The Escondida copper mine in Chile is responsible for producing around 5% of the world's copper...
By Nicholas – Published on November 25, 2017
At this point nearly everyone knows about the major cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin. Ethereum recently passed the $400 USD mark, and Bitcoin traded above $8000 USD for the first time in late November. The size of the market for the two largest cryptos is equally impressive, with Bitcoin worth...
By Nicholas – Published on November 23, 2017
The phrase “new normal” has been shot around a lot since the crisis in 2008, and now Citigroup seems to be using it to describe a world that is full of constant uncertainty. In a recent note they described how the new normal of rising global risks will be positive for the gold price,...
By Nicholas – Published on November 21, 2017
If you are interested in buying precious metals, there are good reasons to follow up on your hunch. Gold is the metal that usually comes to mind when investing in precious metals is brought up, but silver has some unique advantages that no other metal shares, especially at its current...
By Nicholas – Published on November 20, 2017
This year's Silver and Gold Summit will open today! Frank Holmes is the CEO of US Global Investors, but more recently, he became Chairman of Hive Blockchain. If you haven't hear of Hive, you may want to take a look, because since it started trading on the TSX-V a few months ago, the...
By Nicholas – Published on November 19, 2017
There is a lot of misleading information out there about gold. One commentator recently compared the yellow metal to bodily waste, and this goes to show just how far from reality mainstream financial thinking has drifted. One person who understands the value of gold is Jim Rickards, and he will be...
By Nicholas – Published on November 18, 2017
It has never been easy to make money, and as the last few years have shown, the world of mining can be a tough one. But there are people out there who know how to create value, and in a few days a number of them will be meeting in downtown San Francisco. Marin Katusa will be presenting this...
By Nicholas – Published on November 17, 2017
The Silver and Gold Summit will be starting in a few days, and there is a lot going on in the heart of San Francisco. This year Cambridge House International and Marin Katusa have put together a great group of presenters, with some of the biggest names in resource investing among them. If you...
By Nicholas – Published on November 17, 2017
The ongoing Reza Zarrab affair demonstrates the importance of gold outside of the western world. Mr. Zarrab was born in Iran, originally named Sarraf, and until recently, he was in the custody of the US Federal Government. He has since disappeared from official prisoner records, though according to...
By Nicholas – Published on November 16, 2017
It looks like the dog days in the natural resource and precious metals sector are over. With the exception of silver, just about every other widely used metal is showing positive price movement. The industrial metals like copper, nickel and zinc have rallied hard off their summer lows, and gold has...
By Nicholas – Published on November 15, 2017
By now most precious metals investors know that the junior end of the mining sector is pretty thin. The last bear market in gold has been especially rough on explorers, with few good options out there due to lack of investment. ETF's have also made a big splash, but when it comes to the smaller...
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...
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