By Nicholas – Published on February 15, 2018
A series of recent data points in the US might be an early warning of a stagflationary economic environment. Inflation figures released yesterday came in a touch higher than expected, at 2.1% on a y-o-y basis for January, and up .5% from December. This data was enough to send the US Dollar much...
By Nicholas – Published on February 13, 2018
If the last ten trading days are any guide, there could be some big changes coming for major asset classes. A popular explanation for the snap selling in equity markets that started on Friday, February 2nd is a push higher in US 10 year bond yields. This, as the story goes, set off a chain...
By Nicholas – Published on February 6, 2018
World markets seem to be in the midst of a selling panic. The 666 point drop that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) looks like it was a portent of nasty things to come. The selling on most of the world's equity exchanges on Monday continued around at the open in Asia on Tuesday, with...
By Nicholas – Published on February 4, 2018
The world's two largest primary silver miners have seen a significant drop in the ore grades their mines are producing over the last decade. For Fresnillo this has meant nearly doubling their annual ore tonnage, just to keep the amount of silver they produce relatively constant. Digging up...
By Nicholas – Published on January 28, 2018
***Authors Note: If any of my statements cross the line into opinion, they are my opinions, and not necessarily those of Cambridge House International.*** The last few months have been wild in the crypto markets. December saw Bitcoin prices approach $20,000 USD, only to be nearly cut in half...
By Nicholas – Published on January 25, 2018
The US Dollar has been showing marked weakness over the last six months. Contrary to popular opinion, the latest rate hike by the FED seemed to launch a leg lower on the US Dollar Index. The US Dollar Index was designed to measure the US Dollar against a basket of major currencies, and given its...
By Nicholas – Published on January 24, 2018
For anyone that is familiar with Peter Schiff's highly critical view of US led monetary policy, the views he expressed in his latest interview with Alex Jones shouldn't come as a surprise. But unlike the criticism he has delivered over the last few years, he now sees a collapse in the...
By Nicholas – Published on January 21, 2018
One of the most important mining conferences of the year is finally here, and some of the biggest names in natural resources are in Vancouver for this year's Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. The next two days will be packed with presentations from mining companies, keynote speeches...
By Nicholas – Published on January 20, 2018
It is going to be a big day tomorrow, with this year's Vancouver Resources Investment Conference all set to open its doors to the public. In addition to more than 250 mining companies that extract a range of valuable elements and fuel sources, there will be some of the most successful...
By Nicholas – Published on January 17, 2018
The last few years haven't been great for anyone who is at all skeptical of the extraordinary actions that were taken in the wake of the crisis of 2008. While there were a chorus of voices that expressed concern about the multiple rounds of QE, among other experimental monetary policies, today,...
By Nicholas – Published on January 15, 2018
With gold now comfortably trading above the $1300 USD/oz mark, the multiple calls for a washout below $1000 USD/oz are beginning to seem more like fever dreams. While cryptos certainly stole the limelight over the last year, gold has been quietly consolidating a very solid looking uptrend. The...
By Nicholas – Published on January 14, 2018
When it comes to gold, there are a number of respected investors who are very bullish on the yellow metal. The last few years haven't been very exciting for the precious metals, and much like the often repeated calls for the demise of the Chinese growth story, there have been a slew of...
By Jeff – Published on January 10, 2018
Records for renewable energy consumption were smashed around the world in 2017. View the high-resolution version of today’s graphic by clicking here. Looking at national and state grids, progress has been extremely impressive. In Costa Rica, for example, renewable energy supplied five...
By Nicholas – Published on January 9, 2018
It would be hard to argue that the cryptocurrencies haven't taken the investment world by storm. The last year has seen some pretty amazing returns generated by just about any crypto out there, and when it comes to Bitcoin, the rapid appreciation of the world's most valuable crypto has...
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