Posted on May 27, 2015
Interest rate rises in the US and money printing by other nations, Japan, UK, Europe, etc.; both support the US$ and put downward pressure on gold.
Posted on November 5, 2014
The people of Switzerland go to the polls on 30th November to vote on the gold initiative.
Posted on October 28, 2014
The programme known as Quantitative Easing is due to be halted at the end of October, coinciding with the next meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee which is scheduled for 28/29 October 2014.
Posted on September 2, 2014
Gold had a horrendous year in 2013 disappointing many of its supporters; however, 2014 started brightly bringing with it much hope for an attempt at achieving new record highs.
Posted on June 25, 2014
Medical use of silver is huge, and growing.
Posted on June 12, 2014
Investors are disillusioned by the inability of silver prices to rise to higher ground as silver enters its 4th year of looking anything but sparkling.
Posted on June 4, 2014
There are a myriad of reasons that come into play which effect the direction of gold prices but today we will look at just one of them; the effect of monetary policy as perpetrated by The Federal Reserve and the European Central Bank (ECB)
Posted on May 7, 2014
Many believe that the bottom is now in and the bull has resumed charge, with the bears being exhausted. We would like to agree with them but we are still of the opinion that a challenge to the June lows could still lie ahead of us.
Posted on March 28, 2014
I’m not convinced that the June low was the final low for this prolonged bear period that currently exists within this precious metals bull market.
Posted on November 29, 2013
The June low for the gold mining sector was believed to the bottom for gold miners and as such presented a buying opportunity for the precious metals community.
Posted on November 20, 2013
As a bull on both gold and silver I do expect that this sector will shine once again, hopefully in the not too distant future. However we are still of the opinion that this gold bull market remains in a …
Posted on July 14, 2013
The precious metals sector has been very good to me. However.
Posted on June 21, 2013
Is GDXJ now a buy?
Posted on June 6, 2013
Gold has an inverse relationship with the dollar
Posted on May 23, 2013
The demand for physical silver is alive and well with reports of people queuing to buy it.
Posted on May 14, 2013
Be nimble when gold changes direction because it can move quickly.
Posted on May 3, 2013
On the surface it looks as though the bottom is in and stock prices are cheaper now then they have been for some time.
Posted on April 11, 2013
The recent rally in the US$ was more a product of the fall in other currencies than a strengthening of the dollar.
Posted on March 4, 2013
Silver prices have now traded sideways for around 16 months.
Posted on February 18, 2013
Go gently with the implementation of your investment program.
Posted on August 24, 2012
In anticipation of the ECB and the Federal Reserve deciding to stimulate the economy through an infusion of newly created paper money gold prices have started to recover and head north.
Posted on July 31, 2012
This week we have meetings involving the ECB and the Federal Reserve followed by the job numbers on Friday. These meetings, summits, announcements have an effect on the investment community in that investment funds tend to stay on the sidelines until the direction of the markets becomes clear.
Posted on July 23, 2012
Our acquisition programme has been on hold for some time now as gold and silver prices consolidated and the mining sector failed to sparkle. Gold has temporarily been sidelined by the pantomime that is European politics.
Posted on July 11, 2012
"This is a company with a business model that is extremely difficult to argue with. Franco Nevada has a diversified portfolio of high margin, cash flow producing assets principally in North America."
Posted on July 6, 2012
It has been an interesting week on the economic stimulus front with what looks like a co-ordinated effort by the major powers to ignite their respective economies.
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