Catalysts can move mining equities substantially up or down, so being aware of upcoming news and events is key to portfolio management. Jocelyn August advises investors to look for miners with good management teams that are transparent in their announcements and consistently meet their deadlines.
Down markets are notoriously rife with good deals, and nowhere is this truer than down under in Australia. In this interview, Rick Rule explains how he takes advantage of Australia's small, volatile market and investors' ethnocentrism to find high-quality companies.
Looking at historical rallies from major bottoms we noticed that there tends to be a consolidation or correction around the 50-day moving average. The sector is two weeks into that correction. Don’t worry bulls, this is exactly what happens following the initial rebound.
Quantitative easing has created new problems for commodity investors—the systemic distortion of the true supply-demand for commodities. What is a long-term investor to do? In this interview, Chris Berry lays out his strategy for profiting from a QE-distorted reality.
It is like a carrot on a stick for small-cap mining investors: The promise that we have finally hit bottom and can expect gold prices and stocks to begin to emerge again. That time is almost here, according to Ron Struthers.
In this interview, Ralph Aldis helps investors parse the many information streams available, explains what seasonal gold pricing patterns could mean for investors and offers a stable of junior equities that could provide greater leverage to a gold price recovery.
Gold juniors need to get back to the basics, says Eric Coffin, and it is going to take large discoveries to get the market excited again. In this interview, he explains how the new economics of gold production require investors to concentrate on companies with three specific qualities.
Contrarian thinking is easy, but successful contrarian investing is difficult. Most amateur contrarians neglect that the crowd is right most of the time. It’s only at market turning points where the crowd is wrong and contrarians are right.