Richard Mills - Ahead of the Herd

Richard Mills invests in the junior resource/biotech sector and is owner and host of www.aheadoftheherd.com

Civil nuclear energy renaissance restart

The nuclear renaissance, and a bull market you should be aware of, have been restarted.

Riding a copper horse

There are many reasons to be bullish on copper.

Give it a doubt

Bull markets climb a wall of worry.

Mining the Ogallala

Many places we’re pumping water out of it’s just like you're mining it — once the water is pumped out its gone forever.

Richer than you

Income inequality in Canada and the United States is on the rise. Most of the published articles today, as to why income inequality is rising, are dead wrong.

Chains of fiscal discipline

Alan Greenspan was chairman of the Federal Reserve from 1987 to early 2006. Greenspan used monetary policy to ignite one of the longest economic booms in history.

America's exhorbitant privilege will continue

As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information

Quantifornication and an American spring

Ironic isn’t it? A record number of people on food stamps yet new highs for stock indices.

Buying dead flowers

Institutional investors tend to prefer investments that are thought to contain the potential for growth, growth = sprouts.

Silver’s coming of age

Silver is winning market share from gold buyers.

Regarding our current commodity super cycle

Commodity super-cycles are defined as decades long price movements in a wide range of commodities.

Central banque royales

There are three precious metal and commodity truths not yet universally recognized.

Joe and Suzie on gold’s terms

Buying some gold and silver should be on everyone’s radar screens.

All you need to know about copper is in these three charts

All you need to know about copper is in the three charts posted above and in the two articles below.

Beggaring thy neighbor – robbing Joe to pay Chan

Lately there’s been a lot of talk regarding currency wars.

A universal truth

Gold acts as a safe haven in times of turmoil and preserves purchasing power.

Anorthosite has huge three market potential

Rare earths abound in Greenland — one of the last frontiers for resource extraction.

No Dutch disease in Greenland

Greenlanders may reap the possible benefits of an international push to exploit its abundant natural resources.

Alamos-Aurizon opportunity lies in the details

Alamos is trying to buy Aurizon for Casa Berardi and Joanna.

14 Carrots

Conspiracy theories abound on the Internet about gold or the lack thereof

Glory days, made again in America

U.S. needs to boost resource extraction as part of economic re-growth

Congo and cobalt critical

Only four metals, or element groups, made the list for the American Physical Society, Materials Research Society and the US Department of Energy's uncatalogued for 'critical metals': Rare Earth elements, platinum group metals, lithium and cobalt.

Golden points to ponder

Investors seeking leverage to precious metals should focus on junior resource companies who own the world’s undeveloped gold and silver deposits.

Golden bullshine

In 2001 and 2002 miners were producing gold for sub-$180 cash costs - the operational cost of the mine divided by the ounces of production. Data from GFMS shows world gold production costs for the first half of 2009 averaged $457/oz.

The red queen syndrome

All through human evolution we have been harnessing increasingly effective forms of energy. From human power to horse power, to wood, coal, natural gas and uranium what we’ve been doing is searching for the highest energy density to make energy production more efficient.