euro Mining News

Is Gold a Stupid "Pet Rock" or a Bedrock Asset?

Greece defaulted at the end of June, and metals investors expected higher prices in July. What we expected isn’t what we got. It isn’t the first or last time markets surprised investors. Do lower spot […]

Euro-sclerosis

There appears to be little or nothing in the monetarists’ handbook to enable them to assess the risk of a loss of confidence in the purchasing power of a paper currency.

Who to believe?

Markets, or rather the inter-relationships between markets, just seem to get stranger.

Buy precious metal equities before the bear goes into hibernation: Eric Muschinski

In this interview with The Gold Report, Muschinski lists some highly undervalued equities and tells investors to get more aggressive, especially this summer, when he believes the bear could go into hibernation.

Trading the parabolic dollar

The mighty US dollar has been red-hot in March, rocketing higher on the incredible divergence of major central-bank policies.

The companies Bob Moriarty loves for the long term

The rapid and massive response when the Swiss unpegged the franc from the euro will ripple across the hedge fund, brokerage and financial systems.

Switzerland wins as its central bank surrenders

If anyone had any doubt how severely the global economy has been distorted by the actions of central bankers, the "surprise" announcement last week by the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to no longer peg the Swiss franc to the euro should provide a moment of crystal clarity.

Olive Oil: The Year Ahead – Part I

It’s all rainbows and ponies on Wall St right now which should make any sensible person a bit nervous.

Are commodities at a major turning point?

As most of you probably know, I have been expecting the CRB to form a major three year cycle low sometime next summer. However I’m now starting to see some things that might indicate that major cycle bottom is going to occur earlier than I expected.

Too much of a good thing is not a good thing

I am beginning to feel a bit like one of the French unfortunates stumbling through the fog in the Ardennes, circa 1914. Except that, instead of Germans full of deadly intent coming at me in the gloomy forest, it is a flock of black swans.

Stock selloffs ignite dollar rallies

The inevitable periodic selloffs in the general stock markets indiscriminately hammer all stocks lower. But they pose a special magnified risk to commodities stocks.

Gold, fundamentally

During the last decade, gold has emerged, once again, as a global currency and as an alternative to paper assets and paper currencies. While bond dealers and stock brokers continue to persuade clients to invest in equities and financials, the benefits of owning gold are totally ignored.