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 16, 2017
It looks like 2017 is going to be a year of falling production for silver if the first three quarters are any indication of the overall amount of silver mined this year. Both primary and silver mines and byproduct producers are seeing significant falls, with some major sources looking at double...
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 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 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 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 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 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...
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