By Nicholas – Published on May 5, 2018
There are a few misconceptions about gold and silver floating around in the investment community. One of the biggest ones is that higher interest rates are bad for precious metal prices. While it is true that the day of a rate hike in the US gold and silver tend to suffer a little, over the...
By Nicholas – Published on May 4, 2018
Junior mining shares can create incredible returns. Before your money goes to work in a small resource company, getting your hands on quality research is a good idea. David Erfle has devoted more than a decade to becoming one of the go-to sources for information about junior miners. Instead of...
By Nicholas – Published on April 24, 2018
Canada's Yukon Territory is home to mining projects that every investor should know about. Gold has been a staple in the Yukon's mining mix for a long time. But there are other minerals that are available in the territory as well. The last few years have seen renewed interest in the...
By Nicholas – Published on April 19, 2018
Gold has been steady this year, and the market for new mining projects seems to be improving. There haven't been many major gold discoveries recently, when compared to decades past. This puts the big gold mining companies in a tricky spot. They need to replenish their constantly depleted...
By Nicholas – Published on April 14, 2018
The team at Integra Gold, which was bought by Eldorado Gold, were very successful at finding under appreciated assets and creating value. After the buyout, that same team decided to get back into mine building. Their new venture is called Integra Resources, and they recently closed a series...
By Nicholas – Published on April 7, 2018
The mining industry isn't looked to as a hotbed of innovation. Doug Casey has pointed out that the industry is mired in the 19th century. Part of this is the nature of the business. Digging up rocks and moving them around isn't the easiest sector to digitize. The way that minerals...
By Nicholas – Published on April 4, 2018
Legendary investor Jim Rodgers muses that it has never been easy to make money. For those of you that don't know him, he founded the first hedge fund, ever, with a partner named George Soros. This all happened back in the 1970's, right after President Nixon decided to stop redeeming...
By Nicholas – Published on March 31, 2018
Royalty and Streaming (R&S) companies aren't always the first sector to come up when gold and silver investments are discussed, but they offer investors a unique way to gain exposure to the sometimes volatile precious metals market. The big discoveries always grab the market's...
By Nicholas – Published on March 25, 2018
There are many ways to gain exposure to the upside potential in precious metals. One of the most secure ways to gain leverage to increasing silver and gold prices are royalty and streaming companies (R&S). Experienced investor Frank Holmes knows how profitable an investment in R&S can...
By Nicholas – Published on March 6, 2018
There is no getting around the fact that many assets classes have exploded in price over the last decade. Legendary investor Doug Casey sees the rise in stock and bond values as a direct result of the debt that was created in response to the sub prime crisis in 2008, which pushed huge amounts of...
By Nicholas – Published on March 6, 2018
There are many different viewpoints when it comes to the subject of gold market manipulation. Some contend that the exchanges (e.g. Chicago Mercantile Exchange) are able to deliver the gold that is promised via the futures contracts, though there isn't much evidence to support these...
By Nicholas – Published on March 3, 2018
The gold to silver ratio could be screaming at the market. As it stands at the time of writing, for every ounce of gold one buys, they could buy a bit over 80 ounces of silver. This is a 25 year low, and well outside of the historical range of 1:60 (gold:silver). But there is something odd...
By Nicholas – Published on March 1, 2018
The amount of debt that has been created over the last decade doesn't fit with the historical norm. During the collapse in subprime bonds that had spread throughout the global banking system, many questions were raised about how business on Wall Street had been handled. Most people had never...
By Nicholas – Published on February 19, 2018
According to Doug Casey, the crisis that started in 2008 never ended. No doubt, there has been a period of calm in the wake of the extraordinary actions taken by central banks, but he likens this to the eye of a hurricane. The massive destruction of value that was caused by the implosion of...
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