By Nicholas – Published on October 16, 2017
In the early days of the internet, Peter Spina launched what would become one of the most popular websites there is for precious metals investing. GoldSeek.com was founded before gold made its now famous “Brown Bottom” between 1999 and 2002, and Peter Spina has been looking for value in...
By Nicholas – Published on October 14, 2017
The silver market has been stuck in a trading range for more than a year. In an interview this past July, David Morgan may have called the bottom of the market. It would take a decisive break above $19usd/oz to seal the deal, but with the supportive environment for precious metals that is emerging,...
By Nicholas – Published on October 14, 2017
For most of the 20th century, photography represented the largest commercial demand for silver. When the digital age changed the way that people took pictures, many thought that photography would never be replaced as a driver for silver's price. But today a new kind of light sensitive medium is...
By Nicholas – Published on October 13, 2017
On the sidelines of last year's Silver and Gold Summit, Frank Curzio was brave enough to voice a somewhat unpopular opinion. While talking to Kitco News, he stated that gold was likely to fall, and the dollar would rally against a deflationary backdrop. In no uncertain terms, Frank Curzio was...
By Nicholas – Published on October 13, 2017
It would appear that gold is knocking on the psychologically important $1300usd/oz level once again. There aren't many reasons for the retrenchment under $1300usd/oz, though some point to a hawkish bias from the Federal Reserve in the United States. At their last meeting they declined to raise...
By Nicholas – Published on October 12, 2017
The equity markets have seen a huge rise around the world in the wake of 2008, with the Dow now trading north of 22,800 at the time of writing. The increase in the value of everything from stocks to bonds may have been fueled by the enormous amount of debt that has been created by the central...
By Nicholas – Published on October 11, 2017
About a week ago a 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook the Antofagasta region of Chile, which is home to some of the world's most productive copper mines. The news was probably responsible for the pop in copper's price that we saw last week, but the rise we are seeing in the copper market now...
By Nicholas – Published on October 11, 2017
Jeffery Christian has a long history in the financial markets. A veteran of investment bank Goldman Sachs, he left the banking giant in the mid eighties to found CPM group, where he worked to innovate how commodities market research is done. Over the summer, he went on the record to call for a...
By Nicholas – Published on October 10, 2017
Making money in the stock market has never been easy. But in the junior resource sector, generating a return isn't very likely at all. Many speculators are seduced by the eye watering returns from a successful junior, but as Marin Katusa has explained, a junior resource investor has about a one...
By Nicholas – Published on October 10, 2017
After showing off some impressive performance in 2016, the stocks of major gold mining companies haven't been much to look at this year. Despite some of the negativity surrounding the sector, there is no reason to think that the stocks of the gold mining heavyweights will be at their current...
By Nicholas – Published on October 9, 2017
Silver prices haven't done much to shout about lately. While they have moved off of their lows, they have yet to confidently move over the $20usd/oz mark. Depending on who you believe, the silver market may be in surplus for the first time in nearly ten years, but like many things in the world...
By Nicholas – Published on October 9, 2017
The last decade has been an interesting one for the financial markets. In 2007 the mainstream media was off to the races, and it seemed like the sky was the limit. Then in 2008, the whole world watched in terror as the dream faded, and the international financial system was ripped apart. The...
By Nicholas – Published on October 7, 2017
Being a contrarian is never easy. But for Jim Dines, his views on precious metals represent hard won victories over mind numbing group think and countless callous public remarks against him. Way back when it was still a felony for US Citizens to own gold, and the price was pegged at $35usd an...
By Nicholas – Published on October 6, 2017
The stock market has come a long way since the Dutch basically invented the idea of a joint stock company some time ago. But while the way stocks are traded has evolved with the times, the underlying settlement system isn't very different from what existed 400+ years ago in Amsterdam....
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