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 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 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 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 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 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 1, 2017
Liquidity is the lifeblood of the financial system. When the subprime market tanked in 2008, it was the suspension of trade in the AAA rated synthetic bonds that acted as the impetus for the crisis of confidence that shook the world. Now renown investor and author James Rickards is putting the...
By Nicholas – Published on October 31, 2017
Finding people that can deliver value in the mining industry isn't always easy. Mining is a hard business, and as capital has grown more concentrated over the last decade, financing projects has only become more trying. But Rob McEwen has built up a solid company, again, and he has set some...
By Nicholas – Published on October 29, 2017
The Bitcoin narrative just keeps getting better. A few years ago the idea that a cryptocurrency would have a market cap north of $100 Billion US Dollars was pretty far fetched. But today that is a reality, and some of the biggest names in investing are getting involved in the space. The question...
By Nicholas – Published on October 28, 2017
Don't ever let anyone tell you that hard work doesn't pay off. When Marin Katusa first sat down with Rick Rule in 2004, it hadn't been long since left a job teaching calculus. Not to say that teachers aren't important, but the position he currently occupies is a far cry from that...
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