The Barrick Gold and Newmont Mining merger fell through, but the newly proposed Nevada joint venture looks attractive. Matt Badiali explains why it’s important to be patient and allow things to settle before buying into either company.
Wall Street is ignoring the mining sector. Anthony Planas shows that royalty and streaming companies are the smart money to follow for big gains.
The price of gold rose 15% in the last five months. And mergers swept through the major mining companies. If you don’t own gold stocks yet, now is time to buy.
Investors looking for a safe haven have few options. But now is the perfect time for this classic asset to shine.
This chart shows gold miners’ outperformance since September 28. But the move in gold miners isn’t over yet. They are just entering their prime season.
U.S. stocks plunged last week. The S&P 500 Index fell nearly 5%. And as the year comes to a close, investors are again buying gold.
Mexico’s incoming government threat of changing the mining laws has exacerbated the mining sector’s decline. And changing the rules mid-game is a huge risk for mining investors.
The junior mining sector is the companies that will find the next giant gold, copper, lithium or cobalt mine. And they are getting cheaper by the day.
While 2018 has proved challenging to most precious metals, palladium is offering a strong performance in the second half of the year.
“Gold bugs” came into 2018 hopeful that this would be a comeback year. What followed was a year of defeat. Gold fell nearly 6%.
This chart of gold and stocks suggests participants are rethinking the bull market. The longer they doubt, the more likely market behavior gets nasty.
Right now, gold is out of favor. It may become even more out of favor by the end of the year. But my hunch is that we just got a bullish “soft” signal.
Gold is set to enter its next major bull market, just like it did back in 2002 when speculators we’re also extremely bearish.
Time and again, gold has proven to be one of the few investments that survives, even thrives, during times of economic uncertainty.
We call the hedge funds the “dumb” money because they are the ones making bets. Now the dumb money is at a 25-year extreme … and we can profit from it.
The Italians use gold as an insurance policy against catastrophe. And when the country joined the EU, it triggered an emergency. The lira plummeted in value, but gold did not.
I’m comforted by the fact the mainstream financial press isn’t talking about gold. Because, by many measures, an investment in gold looks like a sure thing right now.
For thousands of years, gold was money. More important, the world still views gold as an insurance policy against financial troubles.
This metal is another victim of the Trump trade wars. But unlike some others, the market is wrong on this, and you can profit.
The recent 10% drop over a couple days has some investors looking for a new place to park their cash. Mining stocks might be the place.
Silver is less expensive than gold. But sometimes the relationship between gold and silver gets out of whack. I believe today is one of those times…
The price of silver is up 10% in three weeks. That’s unusual for silver right now. The last time it rose 10% in three weeks was almost a year ago.
There is a formula for rising prices — demand must exceed supply. And in 2018, a different metal’s price will begin its rise.
If the electric car market explodes, as most analysts believe, copper demand will as well. Tesla can’t make electric cars without copper…
Zinc has delivered solid gains — such as 50% and 60% — in just the last five months. But no one is talking about this essential metal.
This metal hit a record low in November 2015. It was the cheapest it’s been since the bottom of the last bear market. And now the price is soaring.
When a bull market comes to natural resources, it’s a constant source of worry. The truth is, no bull market goes straight up.
Someday we’ll look back and say this event scrambled the global economic order … and put gold center stage in the geopolitical spotlight once again.
The meteoric rise in lithium prices spurred a massive interest in the metal. Companies sprang up all over the world. And they found lithium. Lots of it.
This metal just hit its highest price since 2007. That’s why it’s one of my favorite investment ideas.
For all the hate that gets piled on gold, it continues to be a hedge against volatility. Don’t believe me? Check out the gold holdings of these countries…
Matt Badiali has been spot-on in his bullishness on copper. In the past few years, the supply of this important metal has moved from oversupply to shortage.
Gold offers a way to diversify your wealth. The real question is, what’s a safe, secure, cost-efficient way to own precious metals?
The 10-year seasonal uptrend started on July 9, and, like clockwork, prices jumped. But I’m still short gold prices. Here’s why…
You cannot just pack up a gold mine when trouble starts. New political regimes, new laws, heavier taxes and wars have all destroyed mining companies in the past.
This resource is probably the stealthiest bull market in the world. Its performance since 2009 beats every other metal out there…
Gold has always been subject to speculative frenzies, of course. But never has the market been subjected to such extremes of buying and selling.
Gold is the one natural resource that confounds most investors. That unpredictability makes investing in gold miners even more difficult.
The platinum supply is running out … but the market doesn’t care. Platinum has lost ground to gold consistently since 2008.
This week, I thought I’d dig around in our Sovereign Investor Daily mailbag to see what thoughts and questions readers have for us.
I’ve noticed that many folks assume gold to be money. It isn’t … and that makes an enormous difference when it comes to wealth management strategies…
Zinc is essential for a healthy body, but its uses go far beyond that. This metal contains a host of unique qualities that means demand is set to soar…
In 2016, diesel vehicles sales fell to their lowest volume in seven years. That led to an unexpected bull market … in palladium.
Every time you look at a chart, you can see something different. And I came across one recently that is signaling gold is about to break out.
Gold is an investment linked to crisis. Gold buyers are telling us they’re worried. Political risks dominate Europe … and investors are turning to gold.
In 2010, a wave of greed ripped through the mining investment community. Every stock tout in the business began crowing about a coming boom.
I expect the market price for gold to begin to rally in anticipation of a hyperdeflationary resolution of history’s greatest orgy of debt.
Gold can be a fantastic hedge against inflation, geopolitical uncertainty, irresponsible banks, the Federal Reserve and even many black swan events.
Gold is seen as more trustworthy than any paper currency. And not only is gold alive and kicking, but it needs to play an important role in your portfolio.
If you were waiting on the sidelines after this year’s monster rally, this may be your last chance to buy gold and gold mining stocks at these prices…
What does it mean to “own” something? It’s a question every investor should be asking … especially if that something is gold.
A year ago, mining companies were in the midst of the “Great Dividend Cut.” But dividends are back, and that’s good news not just for stock investors, but for gold prices as well.
Counterfeiting has been around for centuries. It’s big business. But with the recent discovery of fake gold bars bearing a highly respected mark, where you buy has become more important than what you buy.
Reports of gold’s death have been greatly exaggerated. Despite recent profit-taking, gold is still up more than 20% this year. And it is likely to remain a hot ticket in 2016 as the global market struggles…
We are only five months into 2016, and sales of gold coins at the U.S. Mint have nearly doubled. Demand for physical gold is soaring, and even the Fed will have trouble slowing its ascent.
The growing concern over the well-being of American corporate revenue underscores the need for portfolio diversification. It’s more important than ever to have exposure to commodities.
Buy stocks when they’re cheap. It’s one of the tenets of many hedge fund strategies. And right now, gold mining stocks are cheap … 12-year-low cheap.
Declining silver supply and rising demand have created an incredible opportunity in the precious-metals market. It’s a trade where the odds are in your favor.
With fiat currencies headed toward failure, and central banks desperate to avoid catastrophe, it’s time to ask yourself: What is gold really worth?
Gold coin sales are surging. Don’t miss your chance to count your blessings and get in on this limited time investment opportunity.