PI Financial mining analyst Christos Doulis says six years ago when the financial crisis was in full swing, safe-haven buying made gold skyrocket. Today, the fear component is down, as is the price of gold.
Jurisdiction risk continues to grow as a result of countries attempting to capitalize on higher commodity prices. In this interview, Thibaut Lepouttre discusses which jurisdictions offer better value to investors and which countries to avoid.
The gold price may have taken a tumble, but Ian Gordon is watching for a recovery. As bullishness in gold reaches some of its lowest levels, Gordon says he believes that is indicative of a turn and he discusses where he has invested his money to ride the upswing.
Adrian Day is finding that the glass is definitely half full these days. In this interview, Day is downright exuberant on gold stocks and discusses royalty companies, prospect generators, majors and juniors that can mitigate risk.
Sprott Silver Equities Class Co-Manager Maria Smirnova understands the power of leverage. She has seen the big impact even a slight increase in the silver price can have on silver producers. Every cent is multiplied and goes right to the investor's bottom line.
Industrial metal prices have struggled to find firm footing. Stefan Ioannou of Haywood Securities tees up near-, medium- and long-term scenarios for three industrial metals—copper, zinc and nickel—and explains why he is most enthusiastic about zinc.
Peru should be high on the list of mining investors, but confidence has been shaken over the last few years when the government revoked some high-profile mining licenses. In this interview, we detail the state of mining exploration in Peru and discuss companies actively exploring, including one that just received its long-awaited environmental approval.