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...
By Nicholas – Published on November 19, 2017
There is a lot of misleading information out there about gold. One commentator recently compared the yellow metal to bodily waste, and this goes to show just how far from reality mainstream financial thinking has drifted. One person who understands the value of gold is Jim Rickards, and he will be...
By Nicholas – Published on November 18, 2017
It has never been easy to make money, and as the last few years have shown, the world of mining can be a tough one. But there are people out there who know how to create value, and in a few days a number of them will be meeting in downtown San Francisco. Marin Katusa will be presenting this...
By Nicholas – Published on November 17, 2017
The Silver and Gold Summit will be starting in a few days, and there is a lot going on in the heart of San Francisco. This year Cambridge House International and Marin Katusa have put together a great group of presenters, with some of the biggest names in resource investing among them. If you...
By Nicholas – Published on November 17, 2017
The ongoing Reza Zarrab affair demonstrates the importance of gold outside of the western world. Mr. Zarrab was born in Iran, originally named Sarraf, and until recently, he was in the custody of the US Federal Government. He has since disappeared from official prisoner records, though according to...
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 15, 2017
By now most precious metals investors know that the junior end of the mining sector is pretty thin. The last bear market in gold has been especially rough on explorers, with few good options out there due to lack of investment. ETF's have also made a big splash, but when it comes to the smaller...
By Nicholas – Published on November 14, 2017
There are some mixed messages coming out of the US markets when it comes to gold's future. A recent report from The World Gold Council has been widely cited by US financial media as evidence of evaporating demand for the yellow metal, but when it comes to the details, the picture is far more...
By Nicholas – Published on November 13, 2017
The demand for physical gold in both bars and coins was strong in the last quarter according to The World Gold Council. The narrative that is being sold that somehow overlooks big buys of physical metal by central banks in Russia, Turkey and Kazakhstan is somehow being dismissed. But the fact that...
By Nicholas – Published on November 6, 2017
There has been talk of the of the US Dollar's (USD's) impending demise for years. It is easy to cite any number of reasons why the USD is on its last legs, but to date, it is still the most used currency around the world. One of the biggest reasons why the USD is so popular is probably...
By Nicholas – Published on November 5, 2017
Bitcoin has achieved a level of acceptance that not many would have predicted a few years ago. Many investors overlooked the entire crypto space, and today, some of the most accomplished people in the investment community are looking at cryptos in a new light. A big reason that people are taking...
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