Sometimes the worst of times brings out the best in people. Such is the case in Australia's mining sector, according to Richard Karn. While some companies are floundering or failing altogether, Karn has noticed a few shining exceptions.
There is no need to beat around the bush. Junior mining stocks have bottomed. The bear market is over. Sure we could be wrong. We’ve been wrong before and will be again. However, the evidence is too compelling and is growing by the day.
For over a decade, mining companies have relied on a rising gold price to reward their decisions, regardless of whether they were good decisions. Those days are over, and Chen Lin says that investors must embrace companies that can grow their balance sheets even with gold as low as $1,000/ounce.
For this special year-end feature, we asked some of your favorite thought leaders about the tools they use to spot trends and make those important buy-sell decisions. What are the early indicators that gold will rise, plummet or coast sideways?
We may be headed into a new year, but Chris Thompson expects more of the same in the precious metals prices: Volatility. In this interview, he advises investors to play that volatility. He details why—despite its higher royalty tax—Mexico remains a silver powerhouse, and which companies will feel the royalty pinch most.
How can investors get exposure to the hottest new oil and gas plays without getting burned by conflict premiums abroad or regulatory hurdles in North America? Fresh off three months of traveling the globe, Matt Badiali shares his insights on how to go where no one else wants to be and make a lot of money doing it.
Over the past several weeks, gold and silver stocks failed to break lower despite the negative sentiment and the prevalence of tax loss selling. While we aren’t sure if gold has bottomed, we think odds are strong that the stocks have bottomed.