April 21, 2018
The market for ICO's is growing dramatically.
In 2017 new companies raised more than $6 Billion US dollars via Initial Coin Offerings (ICO's), which is 45 times more cash than ICO's brought in the previous year. It is estimated that this year's ICO's have already eclipsed...
April 19, 2018
Gold has been steady this year, and the market for new mining projects seems to be improving.
There haven't been many major gold discoveries recently, when compared to decades past. This puts the big gold mining companies in a tricky spot. They need to replenish their constantly depleted...
April 16, 2018
There have been a lot of changes in the markets since Peter Schiff took the stage at the VRIC this past January.
At the time the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was in the process of putting in what could become all time highs. It peaked for the year a few weeks after Peter Schiff gave this...
April 14, 2018
The team at Integra Gold, which was bought by Eldorado Gold, were very successful at finding under appreciated assets and creating value.
After the buyout, that same team decided to get back into mine building.
Their new venture is called Integra Resources, and they recently closed a series...
April 9, 2018
There is a lot of fear surrounding nuclear power.
Ever since the nuclear age began with twin detonations in Japan at the end of the Second World War, the world has been nervous about nuclear.
There have been a few accidents over the years, which get a lot of attention. While radioactive fly...
April 7, 2018
The mining industry isn't looked to as a hotbed of innovation.
Doug Casey has pointed out that the industry is mired in the 19th century. Part of this is the nature of the business. Digging up rocks and moving them around isn't the easiest sector to digitize.
The way that minerals...
April 4, 2018
Legendary investor Jim Rodgers muses that it has never been easy to make money.
For those of you that don't know him, he founded the first hedge fund, ever, with a partner named George Soros.
This all happened back in the 1970's, right after President Nixon decided to stop redeeming...
April 1, 2018
Lithium and cobalt have rallied hard as a new generation of technologies become mainstream.
There have been a number of demand drivers, ranging from the near ubiquity of smartphones across the planet, to the rapid development of Electric Vehicles (EV's).
It all comes down to new ways of...
March 31, 2018
Royalty and Streaming (R&S) companies aren't always the first sector to come up when gold and silver investments are discussed, but they offer investors a unique way to gain exposure to the sometimes volatile precious metals market.
The big discoveries always grab the market's...
March 27, 2018
The global economy seemed to stage an impressive recovery after the collapse in 2008.
In the USA auto companies came back hard in the wake of the global meltdown, despite the fact some of them needed to be bailed out after the panic.
Low interest rates have been a hallmark of the last decade,...
March 25, 2018
There are many ways to gain exposure to the upside potential in precious metals. One of the most secure ways to gain leverage to increasing silver and gold prices are royalty and streaming companies (R&S).
Experienced investor Frank Holmes knows how profitable an investment in R&S can...
March 23, 2018
The last few years have been dreadful for uranium miners. In the wake of Fukushima's meltdown in 2011, there has been a supply glut of U308 that has smashed uranium's price down.
Over the last year some of the largest yellowcake miners in the world have taken production capacity...
March 19, 2018
According to Michael Zezas, the economic outlook for 2018 is a little different than last year.
He is Morgan Stanley's Chief US Public Policy And Municipal Strategist, and in a recent note, he brought up some ideas that aren't talked about in the financial news everyday.
March 18, 2018
Last Friday saw the lowest gold price of the year in US Dollar terms, with the yellow metal trading below $1310 USD/oz before recovering by a few dollars at the close of trade for the week.
There hasn't been any sold catalyst for a big move in gold, though the upcoming FED meeting seems to...