Gold juniors need to get back to the basics, says Eric Coffin, and it is going to take large discoveries to get the market excited again. In this interview, he explains how the new economics of gold production require investors to concentrate on companies with three specific qualities.
Even in a depressed gold market, knowing your catalysts in mining stocks is indispensable and is still the fundamental yardstick for buy-sell decisions. Jocelyn August understands the impact that events can have on your portfolio.
It is clear that the time to dedicate resources to explore for new platinum mines and deposits outside South Africa has come. With a coming deficit market, new platinum projects in Canada patiently await inevitable courting by international platinum investors and producers.
The dollar and U.S. bonds were the main beneficiary during the 2008 crisis and as they are in the current crisis. Post 2008 crisis, gold and gold equities were the big winner, registering triple digit gains.
Among the most rare, valuable and sought after metals on Earth, platinum shares these same characteristics with gold. Platinum Guild International names platinum as the "most precious" of the precious metals.
Alaska's history has been one of boom to bust to boom. There is no doubt that gold played the major part in the development of Alaska and today precious and base metals are again playing a major role in the state's economy.
Gold miners are doing some moving and shaking. In fact, this industry is undergoing a consolidation unlike anything we've seen in the bull market. And for a variety of reasons, this may only be just the beginning.
Canadian mining junior Gold Reserve Inc. has put a $1.928 billion price on an arbitration claim against Venezuela for the 2008 expropriation of its Brisas gold/copper project and promising Choco 5 gold property in the South American country.