Swiss Mercuria, founded in 2004, has become the front-runner to buy the physical commodities unit of JPMorgan.
Marc Faber, author of the Gloom, Boom, and Doom Report, and a Director of Sprott Inc. shared his most recent views during a recent visit to our offices… In particular, he’s seeing cracks in the broad stock market become apparent:
Against a backdrop of record-highs for stocks, consumer confidence is waning—seeing its greatest drop in four months.
Benjamin Asuncion and Geordie Mark of Haywood Securities forecast 2014 gold and silver prices of $1,300/ounce and $21.50/ounce, respectively.
We see there’s a significant amount of economic news mounting against the argument that key stock indices will go higher this year.
Taking a look at the precious metals market, over the past couple of months, there has been an increasing number of signals leading me to conclude that there is a good probability that precious metals will move up in price in 2014.
Over the past couple of months, if you’ve been following my articles, you’ve likely noticed that I’ve started to become quite bullish on gold mining stocks.
Gold stocks just surged to a major technical breakout, a very bullish omen.
My overarching driver for the Great Inflation scenario is that the dollar would have some kind of crisis, or semi-crisis late this year as it drops down into its major three year cycle low. All other stock and commodity movements will be driven by this impending currency crisis.
There are very few figures coming out of China that you can rely upon, and this is particularly true of gold imports.
A 15% year-on-year drop in the average annual gold price in 2013 is forcing gold producers to revise the prices they use to identify ores that are profitable to mine,
When it comes to investing, history has taught us one very important lesson: ideal buying opportunities are formed when there’s significant pessimism towards an investment.
Thanks to the Fed’s tapering, a wider public is becoming aware of currency instability in diverse economies, from Turkey to Argentina, and India to Indonesia.
Mining companies that are non-producers obviously don’t generate any revenue. They are junior-level companies in various stages of exploration and/or development. And they primarily rely on investor capital to fund their operations.
Money laundering is the process by which illegally obtained cash is made to appear as if it has been obtained by legal means.
This could be the ‘bifurcation’ point that we have been looking for, says Eric Angeli, an Investment Executive at Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd.
At the start of the year we asserted that the mining equities could lead the metals higher. Since then, the shares have roared higher while the metals have remained subdued.
Gold is bottoming, showing incredible resilience over the past 7 months. After suffering an epic plunge in last year’s second quarter, gold has held its ground ever since.
This is part three of a five part series of the four biggest mistakes traders and investors make which costs them time, money and usually self-confidence when trading stocks, ETF’s or futures trading strategies.
Opportunities are found at bear market bottoms. For those emotionally capable of going against the herd, buying a bear market bottom is where the really big money is made.
As Rick explains, bear markets provide the upside that contrarian investors should seek.
During a time of widespread investor desertion of the precious metals and natural resource space, Eric Sprott, CEO of Sprott Asset Management shares his thoughts.
Plotting gold against the S&P 500 from 1964, the price has to climb by $400 to return to the historical norm. Either that or stocks could be in for beating.
The reality is that both traders and investors appear to be really comfortable at this moment with the record-high levels in the stock market.
he S&P 500 may be entering bubble-like territory: that’s what I’ve been writing for the past few months.
Having replaced savings with debt on both the national and individual levels, I think it's well past time for Westerners to take a few lessons from our creditors in the East.
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