Smart companies are beginning to ignore analysts' insistence that production growth is always good, and to focus instead on growing their margins by lowering capital expenses. This is good news to US Global Investors Inc.'s Brian Hicks and Ralph Aldis.
Though SLV hasn’t actually taken much silver off the market over the last year and a half or so, there is no denying its impact since inception. And when silver starts to rock once again, SLV ought to see a healthy flow of stock-market capital.
Despite having publicly declared his bullishness on gold when it was trading below $300, Frank Giustra is still bullish on gold at the present levels. In case you do not know who Frank Giustra is, he comes with extraordinary credentials.
The fundamentals for gold and silver appear to be making a positive turn as the US, ECB and Bank of Japan simultaneously signals worldwide QE3. The charts are just beginning to make new uptrends and may have much more room to go.
After taking a closer look at SIL, a case can be made that this ETF represents an excellent proxy for this high-risk high-reward sector. And as a new wave of investors find their way to silver stocks, SIL will be waiting with open arms.
Silver gives you additional diversification into the precious metals space with that extra bit of spice on the volatility side. It is nothing less than owning gold with a turbocharger. Silver gives you a nice double play.
As gold enters into a season of fundamental strength and what should be a powerful new upleg, there ought to be rekindled interest in gold stocks. In fact, if gold indeed rallies the gold-stock sector will likely see a much-more-powerful upleg than the metal.
After weeks of sailing on troubled waters, the silver market is giving mixed signals. Analysts are struggling to discern whether or not the metal will be able to consolidate above resistance at $28.50, or whether silver is still in danger of further sell-offs.
For his money – and the portfolio he offers investors is also his own – the founder of Hera Research, wants uniquely good companies. Hera shares why he is bullish on gold, finds silver volatile but worth investment and encourages new investors to dig a little.