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...
By Nicholas – Published on October 17, 2017
It has been a tough decade for gold miners. Everything was looking up in 2012, only to have the next few years turn into a nightmare. Many of the major mining companies were taking on huge amounts of debt as the market for gold shattered, and this left a lot of precious metal mining companies in...
By Nicholas – Published on October 16, 2017
Investing legend Doug Casey sees dangers in modern socialism. It isn't hard to see why most countries are using a socialist system, but in many cases there are risks that simply aren't well understood. According to Doug Casey, one of the biggest reasons that socialism has become so popular...
By Nicholas – Published on October 16, 2017
In the early days of the internet, Peter Spina launched what would become one of the most popular websites there is for precious metals investing. GoldSeek.com was founded before gold made its now famous “Brown Bottom” between 1999 and 2002, and Peter Spina has been looking for value in...
By Nicholas – Published on October 14, 2017
The silver market has been stuck in a trading range for more than a year. In an interview this past July, David Morgan may have called the bottom of the market. It would take a decisive break above $19usd/oz to seal the deal, but with the supportive environment for precious metals that is emerging,...
By Nicholas – Published on October 13, 2017
On the sidelines of last year's Silver and Gold Summit, Frank Curzio was brave enough to voice a somewhat unpopular opinion. While talking to Kitco News, he stated that gold was likely to fall, and the dollar would rally against a deflationary backdrop. In no uncertain terms, Frank Curzio was...
By Nicholas – Published on October 13, 2017
It would appear that gold is knocking on the psychologically important $1300usd/oz level once again. There aren't many reasons for the retrenchment under $1300usd/oz, though some point to a hawkish bias from the Federal Reserve in the United States. At their last meeting they declined to raise...
By Nicholas – Published on October 12, 2017
The equity markets have seen a huge rise around the world in the wake of 2008, with the Dow now trading north of 22,800 at the time of writing. The increase in the value of everything from stocks to bonds may have been fueled by the enormous amount of debt that has been created by the central...
By Nicholas – Published on October 10, 2017
Making money in the stock market has never been easy. But in the junior resource sector, generating a return isn't very likely at all. Many speculators are seduced by the eye watering returns from a successful junior, but as Marin Katusa has explained, a junior resource investor has about a one...
By Nicholas – Published on October 10, 2017
After showing off some impressive performance in 2016, the stocks of major gold mining companies haven't been much to look at this year. Despite some of the negativity surrounding the sector, there is no reason to think that the stocks of the gold mining heavyweights will be at their current...
By Nicholas – Published on October 7, 2017
Being a contrarian is never easy. But for Jim Dines, his views on precious metals represent hard won victories over mind numbing group think and countless callous public remarks against him. Way back when it was still a felony for US Citizens to own gold, and the price was pegged at $35usd an...
By Nicholas – Published on October 6, 2017
The shares of gold mining companies saw quite a lot of interest from investors in 2016. But in 2017 the prices of gold shares have fallen from their 2016 highs, and left many people who were late to the party holding shares that were worth a lot more when they bought them. It is never fun to watch...
By Nicholas – Published on September 29, 2017
The gold price has dropped a bit from the highs it printed a few weeks ago, and has fallen below the $1300usd/oz level. Many market watchers cite a more hawkish stance from the US FED, but there are other factors like a stabilizing dollar, and a relatively quiet outlook on the geopolitical front...
By Nicholas – Published on September 25, 2017
There is a huge problem looming for some of the most advanced companies in the world. Unfortunately, the mining culture that developed over the last hundred years or so didn't take into account the instability that exists in areas where commercial mining rights aren't taken...
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