By Nicholas – Published on February 13, 2018
If the last ten trading days are any guide, there could be some big changes coming for major asset classes. A popular explanation for the snap selling in equity markets that started on Friday, February 2nd is a push higher in US 10 year bond yields. This, as the story goes, set off a chain...
By Nicholas – Published on February 8, 2018
The Pascua-Lama gold project that straddles the border of Chile and Argentina should be fairly easy to get up an running. But for Barrick gold, an action taken last month by the Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente (SMA) may mean that Barrick will stop any planning for a massive open pit mine...
By Nicholas – Published on February 6, 2018
World markets seem to be in the midst of a selling panic. The 666 point drop that the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) looks like it was a portent of nasty things to come. The selling on most of the world's equity exchanges on Monday continued around at the open in Asia on Tuesday, with...
By Nicholas – Published on February 5, 2018
The last week as seen a number of concerned comments from the highest levels of the mining world, and some serious selling pressure on the Canadian listed shares of Robert Friedland's Ivanhoe Mines. The Parliament of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) recently passed a broad series...
By Nicholas – Published on February 4, 2018
The world's two largest primary silver miners have seen a significant drop in the ore grades their mines are producing over the last decade. For Fresnillo this has meant nearly doubling their annual ore tonnage, just to keep the amount of silver they produce relatively constant. Digging up...
By Nicholas – Published on February 3, 2018
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ended the week with a 666 point move lower, capping off the worst week for the average since 2016. The total loss for the DJIA for the week was 4.1%, with the S&P 500 losing nearly 4%. These losses come at a time when the Chinese banking system is...
By Nicholas – Published on January 28, 2018
***Authors Note: If any of my statements cross the line into opinion, they are my opinions, and not necessarily those of Cambridge House International.*** The last few months have been wild in the crypto markets. December saw Bitcoin prices approach $20,000 USD, only to be nearly cut in half...
Published on January 26, 2018
Rick Rule, Jim Rickards, Peter Hug, and Daniela Cambone gather January 21 at the Vancouver Resource Investment Conference to discuss the gold outlook for 2018.
By Nicholas – Published on January 25, 2018
The US Dollar has been showing marked weakness over the last six months. Contrary to popular opinion, the latest rate hike by the FED seemed to launch a leg lower on the US Dollar Index. The US Dollar Index was designed to measure the US Dollar against a basket of major currencies, and given its...
By Nicholas – Published on January 24, 2018
For anyone that is familiar with Peter Schiff's highly critical view of US led monetary policy, the views he expressed in his latest interview with Alex Jones shouldn't come as a surprise. But unlike the criticism he has delivered over the last few years, he now sees a collapse in the...
By Nicholas – Published on January 23, 2018
December of 2017 saw the Russian Central Bank amass another 300,000 ounces of gold, bringing their total purchases for 2017 to 223 tonnes. The last few years have seen Russia add hundreds of tonnes of gold to their official reserves, and with December's purchases, they may be in a position...
By Nicholas – Published on January 21, 2018
One of the most important mining conferences of the year is finally here, and some of the biggest names in natural resources are in Vancouver for this year's Vancouver Resource Investment Conference. The next two days will be packed with presentations from mining companies, keynote speeches...
By Nicholas – Published on January 20, 2018
It is going to be a big day tomorrow, with this year's Vancouver Resources Investment Conference all set to open its doors to the public. In addition to more than 250 mining companies that extract a range of valuable elements and fuel sources, there will be some of the most successful...
By Nicholas – Published on January 17, 2018
The last few years haven't been great for anyone who is at all skeptical of the extraordinary actions that were taken in the wake of the crisis of 2008. While there were a chorus of voices that expressed concern about the multiple rounds of QE, among other experimental monetary policies, today,...
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