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.
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 most investors, the market for gold and silver stocks resembles a battlefield littered with the dead and dying, especially after the last day or two. The key for investors is picking those stocks that have the best chance for survival, and sticking with them until they are able to recover.
As a former analyst with a strong background in geology, Malcolm Shaw uses his technical and market experience to dig through piles of news and company data to uncover resource investment situations that often go unnoticed by mainstream analysts.
Attention Shoppers: There are some amazing values currently available at bargain prices in the energy department. The current level of risk aversion by most investors has left the doors wide open for those who are willing to see real values.
The successful resource investor who loves energy equities because he can uncover treasures still hidden from the very markets that will later recognize their value and bid them up names some of his current favorite positions.