Paul Harris, editor and publisher of Colombia Gold Letter, knows Colombia well and realizes that the country requires more investor patience than many are willing to give. Harris says that the next 12–24 months will largely determine Colombia's long-term perception as a mining jurisdiction, but is quick to add that some current stories are already panning out.
For the past two weeks I have written to my premium subscribers to look at copper and the industrial metals as I saw deep pocketed private equity funds and billionaires such as Carl Icahn and KKR taking big bets on beaten down Dr. Copper hitting five year lows.
In the past, the financial markets would have marched more or less to the same drumbeat as copper. We show you on a chart that this no longer holds true. Instead of crashing with copper, the financial markets soared to new highs.
It's been a very active decade filled with milestones for Sunridge Gold, and now following the September signing of a comprehensive permitting agreement with its partner, the government of Eritrea, the Canadian junior is set to begin production in 2016.
Shares in mining and trading company Glencore fell almost 30% and closed at a record low on Monday over concerns it is not doing enough to cut its debt to withstand a prolonged fall in global metals prices.
The most heavily anticipated Federal Reserve meeting in the last seven years turned out to be a non-event. No change. The ticker flashed across the bottom of the screen, The Federal Reserve Board has left interest rates at 0. No change.