The fictional dream of an easy discovery and instant riches - sold to an overzealous audience - far outweighs the reality that the actual odds of discovery on any exploration property are about 1 in 1,000.
Production stage, location and dividend possibilities separate top mining and royalty stocks from the rest of the heap. In this interview the Gold Stock Analyst newsletter writer reveals what diversifying your gold portfolio really means.
For metal miners, the sustainability factor is critical because it can take years to get a mine to cash flow-positive status. Independent investor Chen Lin takes advantage of prices by investing in companies with the strength to stay the course.
The editor of the Resource Opportunities newsletter and expert on mining investments explains why he loves the prospect generator model and why now is the perfect time to snub bullion and cozy up to mining equities.