In anticipation of Father's Day, The Gold Report, quizzed Chris and Dr. Michael Berry, authors of the Disruptive Discoveries Journal, on how investing has changed over the years in the gold, silver, niche metals and energy space, and what they are investing in today to make sure they survive to see the next cycle.
Following up on our last article "Knock-out Criterion for Rare Earth Element Deposits," there were several comments that were noted from our readers, so I took the opportunity to discuss these in greater detail.
China produces over 70% of the world’s graphite and has been tightening exports of the vital mineral for years. Prices have soared exponentially. Manufacturers are worried about supply as Li-Ion batteries actually require more graphite than lithium. Maybe they should be called Li-Graphite Batteries.
In this interview, John Kaiser outlines 10 strategies that are setting certain companies apart. Discover the companies that are redefining their business, as well as miners with the goods in the ground to continue come rain or shine.
There are real supply concerns for Platinum Group Metals or PGMs as laborers continue to protest for higher pay in South Africa. Laborers may demand a large pay increase while the South African producers are unable to stay profitable.
For too long, the rare earth space has operated in obscurity. Greater clarity on prices, inventory levels and demand will create more market stability, according to Matt Gibson, institutional research analyst with CIBC World Markets.
The San Francisco Hard Assets Investment Conference is my favorite trade show ever. It was different this year with the exhibitors split between two levels at the Marriott Marquis but the seminars and workshops were phenomenal.