Louis James, Casey Research managing editor of the International Speculator, is fluent in English, Spanish and French. He has a background in physics, economics and technical writing, and travels the world, evaluating highly prospective geological targets and visiting explorers and producers at the far corners of the globe, getting to know their management teams.
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.
After more than a decade of perpetual strength, gold suffered its worst losses since the early 1980s. Many investors have eschewed the metal in favor of stronger markets; however, this has helped to return this long-term bull market to health.
How would your portfolio perform if it included an equal measure of all four precious metals, rather than just gold or just silver, or perhaps both? We take a look below and find some interesting results.
What is the true demand for gold? How much is really available in any given year? Does supply and demand really determine the price of gold anymore? The Gold Report called Sprott and John Gravelle, global and Canadian mining leader for PwC, which produced the report for the World Gold Council, to find out.
Thomson Reuters GFMS recently released their latest report on the silver market. We take a look at it and assess what it means for the silver price. There are several factors, some positive and others negative, that will affect the price of silver going forward.