Category: Gold
11 Posts
POSTED ON February 10, 2016 BY James Kwantes

It was mushrooms that brought Shawn Ryan to the Yukon, but gold that secured his fortune and reputation. Specifically, soil sampling leading to the discovery of gold, millions of ounces of it. His Yukon exploits also brought him a measure of fame — the prospector appeared on the cover of the New York Times Magazine… Continue Reading

POSTED ON February 05, 2016 BY Sprott's Thoughts

To help investors better understand the nature of buying and taking delivery of precious metals through a reputable bullion dealer I sat down with Andy Schectman from the Miles Franklin Group to ask what questions people should be asking their physical dealers. Andy has been a client and friend for a long time and I… Continue Reading

POSTED ON January 11, 2016 BY Frank Holmes

Who says gold lost its appeal as a safe haven asset? After five straight positive trading sessions last week, the yellow metal climbed above $1,100, its highest level in nine weeks, on a weaker U.S. dollar. The rally proves that gold still retains its status as a safe haven among investors, who were motivated by… Continue Reading

POSTED ON December 21, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Good morning investors, After a dismal year that saw the commodity complex sink more than 30%, Scotiabank is pegging lithium, zinc and construction product oriented strand board to lead the way in 2016. Those are the top picks of Patricia Mohr, Scotiabank’s Vice-President of Economics and Commodity Market Specialist, who also expects tightening supply to boost… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 11, 2015 BY Benjamin Cox

Second in a series on currency and monetary default by Benjamin Cox The flaw with U.S. debt is that you are really just buying a sovereign currency with a yield. There is no intent to ever repay the debt — at best, there may be an intent to roll it. The assumption is that the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 10, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Mining cycles are Doug Eaton’s stock in trade, which helps explain why the Strategic Metals CEO is remarkably zen given the state of junior mining markets – and his company’s share price. The veteran Yukon geologist has made a career out of using cycle bottoms to sow the seeds of success before harvesting closer to the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON November 02, 2015 BY Benjamin Cox

What happens if the United States prints 18 trillion new dollars and pays off its debt overnight? My belief, which I think is widely shared, is that no one expects the U.S. to pay back its debts – so in reality we have already defaulted. Why not just go one step further and issue the… Continue Reading

POSTED ON September 24, 2015 BY James Kwantes

Yukon explorer Klondike Gold Corp. has discovered visible gold within quartz veins in 15 of 19 drill holes from its summer program on the Lone Star property, the company announced this morning. Assays on the drill core are expected within the next month. The summer drill program was increased from 1,000 metres to 1,374 metres… Continue Reading

POSTED ON August 06, 2015 BY Andrew Nelson

Junior miners, especially in bear markets, are all about the people… Wealth Minerals (TSX.V – WML) ( is working to ensure future success by attracting top tier talent with significant experience in Latin America. Yesterday, the company announced that Mr. Xiaohuan (Juan) Tang, B.Eng, M.Eng, M.Sc, M.Phil, is joining the leadership team as a Director… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 23, 2015 BY CEO Technician

Via Energy and Less than 10 days ago the gold miners were being pushed to the brink of collapse as gold waffled in the mid $1100s. This morning after an impressive rally to finish last week the gold miners are back to being on the verge of testing an area of support/resistance which they have traversed… Continue Reading

POSTED ON March 18, 2015 BY James Fraser

Gold prices ended the day up 2.14% to $1172 after the Fed statement was released and a press conference was held with Fed chair Janet Yellen. The bottom line for investors is that the Fed is close to raising interest rates but remains cautious with no specific date yet and lower forecasts for year end.… Continue Reading

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