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U.S. gold production declined 7% during first 9 months of 2014

Posted on December 18, 2014

I have long argued that gold would bottom around the all-in cost of production and this would provide price support. This is because as the price drops below the cost to produce, miners will be forced to shut down or suspend operations.

2014 silver eagle sales break annual record at over 43 million

Posted on December 14, 2014

Investor demand for silver clearly remains strong and people are taking advantage of discount prices.

Why NED Davis is dead wrong about $660 gold

Posted on October 6, 2014

In an appearance on CNBC on Thursday, LaForge said that the end of the current “supercycle” for gold could push the precious metal down to $660 an ounce, or about 40% lower than where it is currently trading.

$10,000 Gold, Is it Possible?

Posted on July 9, 2014

The prospect of 5-digit gold is not so far-fetched.

8 predictions for 2014 – Gold, Bitcoin, 3D printing

Posted on January 3, 2014

Anyone trying to make economic or political predictions with any accuracy is naive, delusional or possibly both. Yet, everyone seems to enjoy these predictions, so I have decided to partake.

Government shutdown, debt ceiling and other bullish factors for gold

Posted on October 5, 2013

Given all of the fundamental factors at play, the buying opportunity in precious metals is not likely to last much longer.

Gold price is going higher whether or not Fed tapers

Posted on August 29, 2013

The economy only grew at 1.7% during the second quarter. Can you imagine the condition of the economy today if the FED was not buying $85 billion in bonds per month?

Royal Canadian Mint hits silver supply shortage, limits dealer allocation

Posted on January 24, 2013

Both dealers and wholesalers are reporting the supply of maple leaf silver coins is now weeks backlogged.

Streaming gold & silver companies generating huge gains for investors

Posted on October 25, 2012

One type of precious metals equity has been significantly outperforming both the metals and mining shares. This business model is gold and silver streaming companies.

How to invest in graphite and the future of graphene

Posted on December 27, 2011

Graphite has not been on the radar of most investors until now.

Deflationary collapse crushing gold and silver

Posted on September 26, 2011

Precious metals are getting absolutely crushed, as investors are rushing for liquidity and selling anything in the green to cover losses in other assets.

Bernanke just lit the fuse under gold and silver

Posted on July 13, 2011

Federal Reserve Chairman “Helicopter” Ben Bernanke indicated that the U.S. economy is at a crossroads this morning, telling Congress the central bank is prepared to provide further stimulus. Investors reacted by dumping dollars, buying stocks and pushing gold to a new all-time high of $1,585. Silver, while still significantly below its 2011 high near $50, has advanced nearly 6% today.

Gold & silver update: waiting for August

Posted on June 14, 2011

Precious metals investors are getting a little antsy as many newer investors and weak hands have been scared away after witnessing the first major correction since the financial crisis of 2008. While gold has only corrected 3% from its April high of $1,565, silver is down nearly 30% in the same time period. This article will focus on how I think things will play out over the next few months and into the close of 2011, with a focus on the price action in silver.

Notes from the Cambridge House Silver Summit

Posted on February 23, 2011

Cambridge House puts on some of the best commodity-focused investment conferences in the industry and this year was no different.

10 Predictions for 2011 – Gold, Dollar, Stocks, Politics

Posted on January 19, 2011

What’s in store for the economy and world at large in 2011? First let’s admit that short-term predictions are a crapshoot. Still, I have been able to nail about 80% of mine over the past few years and I find the process valuable in determining my overall investment strategy for the year.

NY Times Puts Gold Standard Back into Mainstream Debate

Posted on November 15, 2010

While it wasn’t on the front page of their financial section, it was still breaking with ranks for a mainstream media outlet to publish a piece on the merits of the gold standard. The op-ed article by James Grant, author …

Time to Sell Gold Stocks?

Posted on October 13, 2010

The rocket ship has finally blasted off for precious metals investors, who have seen massive portfolio gains over the past few months. Gold is up 17%, while silver is up a blistering 29% since late July. The Gold Miners ETF …

How High Can Gold Go During the Current Upleg?

Posted on September 17, 2010

Gold fever is converting an increasing number of mainstream investors into gold bugs. Newbies who were fortunate enough to buy gold at any point during this year are no doubt celebrating their gains. And many are looking to take profits …

Summer Sale on Gold Stocks

Posted on August 10, 2010

Gold has bounced back from the recent correction to reclaim the $1,200 level and looks poised to make new highs in the coming weeks. While the price of gold is just 5% from its all-time nominal high of $1,261, many …

Gold Seasonality Charts. Time to Buy?

Posted on July 9, 2010

In statistics, many time series exhibit cyclic variation known as seasonality. In my market research days, seasonality was a very important and accurate predictive indicator of future sales for my clients. This data was used to determine production, inventory, sales …

Gold Seasonality – Time to Buy?

Posted on July 8, 2010

In statistics, many time series exhibit cyclic variation known as seasonality. In my market research days, seasonality was a very important and accurate predictive indicator for my clients. This data was used to determine production, inventory, sales forecasts and strategically …

Gold Price Manipulation Exposed

Posted on June 28, 2010

Gold futures expire today, June 28th. If you follow the manipulation theories, it is just prior to expiration time, either in futures or options, that paper shorts increase their net short positions in order to manipulate precious metals (and stocks) …

Debt Can Never Be Repaid (By Bankster Design)

Posted on June 8, 2010

You really have to hand it to the banksters. As was painstakingly detailed in the book Creature from Jekyll Island, the banking elite devised a brilliant plan in November of 1910 on Jekyll Island in which to take over control of …

Endeavour Financial – Massively Undervalued Gold Investor

Posted on May 26, 2010

It is not too often that you come across a company with quarterly income that is just shy of their entire market cap. Endeavour Financial (TSE: EDV or EDVMF) is just such a company and boasts a P/E ratio of just 1.1 …

Ron Paul Says Greek Problems Will Spread to U.S.

Posted on May 18, 2010

Ron Paul was on CNBC Squawk Box yesterday and stated that the United States will eventually face the same type of problems that Greece is facing now, although it will be magnitudes worse. The saving grace for the United States …

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