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...
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...
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