By Nicholas – Published on December 6, 2017
The last two days have seen heavy selling across a range of markets, with base metals and Chinese equities taking the brunt of the selling pressure. Copper is trading under $3 USD/lb again, and the 5%+ losses it has seen over the last 48 hours are the most extreme sell off in at least two...
Published on December 5, 2017
Exploring gold as a monetary standard.
By Nicholas – Published on December 5, 2017
There was continued talk of a new market for physical gold sales at this year's Russian Bullion Market Conference in Moscow. First Deputy Chairman of the Bank of Russia, Sergey Shvetsov, delivered a speech that reaffirmed Russia's commitment to create a new settlement system for gold sales...
By Nicholas – Published on December 2, 2017
The gold price took a shot last week, and closed the week below $1280 USD/oz. This marks a weekly close below the 200 Day MA, which currently sits $1286 USD/oz, and according to chartists, this could mark the beginnings of further declines for the yellow metal. The move downward began after the...
By Nicholas – Published on November 30, 2017
Uranium hasn't been a very popular investment ever since the Fukushima reactor went bad in 2011, and the Government of Japan took the rest of the nation's reactors offline. The price of uranium cratered, and today it is struggling to rise above $20 USD/lb. Pretty much every major uranium...
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...
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