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 16, 2017
It looks like 2017 is going to be a year of falling production for silver if the first three quarters are any indication of the overall amount of silver mined this year. Both primary and silver mines and byproduct producers are seeing significant falls, with some major sources looking at double...
By Lindsay – Published on November 15, 2017
Jay Martin, CEO of Cambridge House International, shares his story on the creation of Extraordinary Future, hot topics at this year's show, and the power of connection at Cambridge House events.
By Nicholas – Published on November 15, 2017
Most accepted economic theories rely on the idea of scarcity to function. The reasons for this are easy to understand, but today, the idea of energy scarcity may be changing. While sustainable energy sources like wind and solar power are not new to the marketplace, they have recently shown that it...
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 Jay – Published on November 14, 2017
I watched all three seasons of Narcos. As I walk around the city of Medellin I imagine Pablo’s sicario’s peeling around the steep cornered streets, doubled up on motor bikes. Bounties on police officers heads ordered by a self made multibillionaire narco-terrorist, who was once featured...
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 13, 2017
There has been some disappointment in the silver market over the last year. But given the fundamental picture for silver demand, it may just be a matter of time before the price rises significantly. What many people overlook is that getting attached to daily, or even monthly price fluctuation...
By Nicholas – Published on November 12, 2017
According to Doug Casey the crisis in 2008 never ended. The drastic actions that central banks took in the wake of the subprime melt down kept the world's financial system from blowing up, but they may not have solved the problem at all. Doug likens what he sees as an ongoing crisis to a...
By Nicholas – Published on November 11, 2017
Rick Rule doesn't mind calling the potential for price appreciation in the uranium market “explosive”. And he has every reason to do so. The last bull market in uranium produced some fantastic gains in share prices, but when the dust settled, there was no real difference in...
By Nicholas – Published on November 11, 2017
After four years of testing its lows, it would appear that the bull market in silver and gold that began around the year 2000 is intact. The calls for the demise of silver's bull run and a retrenchment to single digits in its US Dollar price never materialized, and as Rick Rule has pointed out...
By Nicholas – Published on November 10, 2017
Zinc and Lead are extremely useful metals. The world may be learning just how dear they are today, as zinc prices push though highs seen more than a decade ago. A recent move by commodities powerhouse Glencore to curb zinc production is partly responsible for zinc's big run, but a non stop need...
By Nicholas – Published on November 10, 2017
It has been a busy week or two in the middle east, with Saudi Arabia seeing some major changes happening quickly. There may very well be region wide upheaval in the near term, and there are far more questions than answers. The major players at this point are Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Iran,...
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