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 18, 2018
Last Friday saw the lowest gold price of the year in US Dollar terms, with the yellow metal trading below $1310 USD/oz before recovering by a few dollars at the close of trade for the week. There hasn't been any sold catalyst for a big move in gold, though the upcoming FED meeting seems to...
By Nicholas – Published on March 8, 2018
When the word 'innovation' is mentioned, the mining industry usually isn't the first sector to come to mind. As veteran mining investor Doug Casey has pointed out, in many ways, the mining industry hasn't moved out of the 19th century. This isn't really the fault of the...
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 5, 2018
The debt that is currently sloshing around global markets may become more of a liability than an asset. There are many experienced investors that are calling the top in the US Bond market. This has been a long time in the making, and with the bull market in US debt starting in the early...
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 March 1, 2018
Fiat currency as a monetary phenomena isn't well understood. In essence, money has value because people believe in it. Jim Rickards uses the idea of 'confidence' to describe why money has value, and this is a concise way to demonstrate why the modern fiat currency system has been...
By Nicholas – Published on February 24, 2018
Many people in the western world simply don't realize how important gold is to many cultures in Asia. Today is the 10th day of the new year in China, as well as other countries that use the Chinese calendar. In a practical sense, this means that gold shops across East Asia will be mobbed...
By Nicholas – Published on February 20, 2018
It is becoming more difficult to refer to what is happening in the Eastern Mediterranean in the context of a 'civil war' in Syria. Turkey's internal politics have been uneasy for years now, with an attempted coup and a power grab by current President Tayyip Erdogan complicating the...
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...
Published on February 15, 2018
"The engine that drives the entire resource sector: making discoveries". Mark O'Dea, Chairman & Founder of Oxygen Capital Corp. shares insight at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference 2018, January 21-22.
By Nicholas – Published on February 15, 2018
A series of recent data points in the US might be an early warning of a stagflationary economic environment. Inflation figures released yesterday came in a touch higher than expected, at 2.1% on a y-o-y basis for January, and up .5% from December. This data was enough to send the US Dollar much...
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