Even in a frozen metals price market, it only takes one event to shake off the paper manipulation keeping prices below what supply and demand fundamentals of a free market would dictate. And when that correction comes, it could happen quickly.
As natural resources bounced all over the charts in 2014, particularly gold, readers turned to the experts interviewed by The Gold Report for insights on what was driving these ups and downs and how they could protect themselves or, better yet, benefit from the volatility. Check out some of the most popular experts featured during the year and some thoughts you might want to consider as you prepare for 2015.
When the bulls are running for the doors, that is a sign that we have hit bottom and wise investors should hold on to their portfolios for the ride up. It may take a couple of resource war-addled years for gold and silver prices to move back to profitable levels, but the right companies could make money all the way up.
The end of the year is in sight, and many investors will soon be forced to take painful losses. David H. Smith says that smart investors will take care to cull the weakest mining stocks from their portfolios and reinvest the proceeds in truly undervalued companies.
Whilst the paper silver trade may work to push the price lower, supply/demand fundamentals are likely to kick in and provide support to the price. We take a quick look at some of these key fundamentals and notice that they’re looking even healthier than gold’s.