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.
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.
If this is a bottom, the Federal Reserve Board export sees it as the ideal time to pick up bargains in the mining sector. He offers his diagnosis for what ails the markets and names companies that could survive the financial plague wiping out equities.
The panel on automotive tech and grid storage made it clear that there will be no shortage of lithium to meet the world's needs, which is one reason why the Li-Ion battery market is expected to consolidate into a smaller number of manufacturers.
Dr. Michael Berry, publisher of Morning Notes and a former portfolio manager, and Chris Berry, founder of House Mountain Partners and Morning Notes co-author, discuss what early-stage mines close to home could be the first to bolster supply in US.
Despite a pullback in growth for China, copper demand is likely to remain strong in 2012, according to Dr. Michael Berry, publisher of Morning Notes, and his co-author, Chris Berry, founder of House Mountain Partners.
This year's Hard Assets Conference was as big as they come. It always brings a ton of mining experts to the city. Enough time has passed for the information discussed there to be actionable, so now it's time to review the show.