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 3, 2017
Gold mining isn't an easy business. The logistics are hard enough, but today the governments in many nations that are rich in gold are looking to add revenue via taxation, or even nationalization. But there are opportunities out there, and according to Adrian Day, this might be the time to...
By Nicholas – Published on November 2, 2017
It as been said that it is important not to confuse correlation with causality. But in the case of Bitcoin's price, and the dearth of small scale investment in physical gold and silver, it seems likely that the crypto boom is hurting demand for minted coins. According to the Wall Street Journal...
By Nicholas – Published on November 1, 2017
Liquidity is the lifeblood of the financial system. When the subprime market tanked in 2008, it was the suspension of trade in the AAA rated synthetic bonds that acted as the impetus for the crisis of confidence that shook the world. Now renown investor and author James Rickards is putting the...
By Nicholas – Published on October 31, 2017
Finding people that can deliver value in the mining industry isn't always easy. Mining is a hard business, and as capital has grown more concentrated over the last decade, financing projects has only become more trying. But Rob McEwen has built up a solid company, again, and he has set some...
By Nicholas – Published on October 29, 2017
The Bitcoin narrative just keeps getting better. A few years ago the idea that a cryptocurrency would have a market cap north of $100 Billion US Dollars was pretty far fetched. But today that is a reality, and some of the biggest names in investing are getting involved in the space. The question...
By Nicholas – Published on October 28, 2017
Don't ever let anyone tell you that hard work doesn't pay off. When Marin Katusa first sat down with Rick Rule in 2004, it hadn't been long since left a job teaching calculus. Not to say that teachers aren't important, but the position he currently occupies is a far cry from that...
By Nicholas – Published on October 27, 2017
When an investor like Doug Casey says that the bottom of a bear market is probably in, it would be smart to pay attention. Depending on how you want to measure the beginning of the current bear market in precious metals, it has been going for at least six years, if not longer. For mining shares the...
By Nicholas – Published on October 24, 2017
In the Western world, gold just isn't very interesting. Central banks were sellers of the yellow metal for a long time, but now, the gold reserves for countries like the United States, England, France and Germany are basically stable. There have been some squabbles recently about where...
By Nicholas – Published on October 21, 2017
With the price of silver around where it was a decade ago, one could be forgiven that the market for the white metal was flat. The opposite is true, and with the demand for silver rising, it is surprising to see the price banging around below $20usd/oz. The founder of First Majestic Silver, Keith...
By Nicholas – Published on October 20, 2017
For most of recorded history, gold was money. If it wasn't minted into coins for use in the economy, it was what backed up the value of paper currency. It has only been in the last 50 or so years that gold became demonetized, and with the rise of fiat currencies, the yellow metal became a...
By Nicholas – Published on October 18, 2017
The last few years have ripped the junior end of the mining stock market apart. A combination of a risk averse investment community, and the rise of ETF's has created a situation where there are few companies available for investors that want exposure to a highly leveraged position on both...
By Nicholas – Published on October 17, 2017
According to some, love can conquer all. For the financial community, losing sight of gold's primary uses world market comes with great risk. In many western countries, high purity gold jewelry isn't an aspirational purchase. But in other areas of the world, the gold demand has a cyclical...
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