Finance Mining News

Economies stalling

It wasn’t meant to be like this: six years of global money-printing should have guaranteed economic recovery.

INFOGRAPHIC: Gold price – a seismograph of supply and demand

What drives the price development in the long run?

Three variables to consider before investing in gold

While there continue to be many gold bugs out there, I’m not one of them—but I do see gold as a trading opportunity.

The invincible precious metal bears

A year ago today saw one of the largest declines in COMEX gold and silver futures in the last several decades.

Three key metrics to identify a superstar investment

Etienne Moshevich, editor of, looks at three things before he decides to get excited about a company: people, projects and structure.

When the major equity market bubble crashes, Michael Berry will take refuge in these gold stocks

In this interview with The Gold Report, Morning Notes Publisher Michael Berry shares two scenarios that could follow an imminent crash and four gold companies that could be perfectly positioned to take advantage of a reset credit market.

Does the gold price reflect true gold demand and supply?

Despite the furore surrounding the Gold Fix [unfairly, we believe] it is a singularly determined attempt amongst commodities to set a twice daily price that does reflect demand and supply of gold, at those moments.

More weakness ahead for precious metals

Be on alert as the short-term trend for precious metals (especially the miners) could resume to the downside.

Gold preparing to launch as US dollar drops to key support

Gold bugs have been forecasting a dollar collapse for years. They have been correct about the gold price, which has advanced nearly 400% in the past 12 years versus a gain of just 64% for the S&P 500.

GDX gold-stock benchmark

Nearing its eighth birthday, GDX has even usurped the venerable HUI gold-stock index as this sector’s metric of choice in many circles.

Former JPMorgan commodities chief under federal probe

The probe was opened following a settlement with regulators that alleged JPMorgan manipulated power markets in the Midwest and California.

Traders resolve tested

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the market the gold price and junior resource stocks drop and nervous traders declare the sky is falling yet again.

How to protect your portfolio and profit as interest rates rise

A possible increase in interest rates would reduce total investment in the economy and push up the endangered U.S. dollar. Although most economic analysts don’t see such an increase happening before the start of 2015, higher rates can put the brakes on the bull market run in the key stock indices.

Are you prepared for a Bull Market that will shock even the most ardent goldbugs?

Gold juniors with cash and good projects are trading at tiny fractions of their worth.

Considering dumping stocks? Why you should reconsider

After the year we had in 2013 and the fact that the bull stock market is in its fifth year and devoid of a major question despite the advance, it would not be a surprise to see some selling.

Final bubble phase for the stock market: final capitulation for gold

We've had so many calls for a crash over the last year that you just know the bears are salivating right now thinking they are finally going to get their wish.

Hedge yourself against geopolitical tensions and expansionary monetary policies of central banks with gold

It has been slightly more than two weeks since the price of gold soared to over $1380 an ounce on due to tensions between the US, Europe and Russia over Crimea. As to be expected the event did not escalate into a major global war and so much of the safe haven buying has dissipated for now.

What’s abuzz about gold?

The mission of the Asia Mining Club is to promote education among its members, and one way to achieve this is by hearing from experts in the financial markets, notably those focused on resources and commodities.

My bet that the bud biz is a bitty bubble and not the next big thing

It’s deja vu all over again and it was kick-started a couple of trading days before PDAC.

Gold-Stock Golden Cross

The gold-mining sector is on the verge of flashing the fabled Golden Cross buy signal.

JPMorgan gets $3.5bn after Mercuria buys its commodities unit

Deal places European trader among world’s top commodity titans.

Why gold looks better than the S&P: Marc Faber, PhD

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:

Two precious metal plays for waning consumer confidence

Against a backdrop of record-highs for stocks, consumer confidence is waning—seeing its greatest drop in four months.

Benjamin Asuncion and Geordie Mark: six gold and silver leaders at today's prices

Benjamin Asuncion and Geordie Mark of Haywood Securities forecast 2014 gold and silver prices of $1,300/ounce and $21.50/ounce, respectively.

As investors grow more skeptical toward stocks, time to move to safe haven ETFs?

We see there’s a significant amount of economic news mounting against the argument that key stock indices will go higher this year.