The long-time journalist and investor knows risks to stomach in search of jaw-dropping returns. Geopolitical risk, for one. In this interview, he reveals mining gems he is eyeing for his portfolio and why doesn't invest without setting foot on a project.
Large producers of metals (gold, copper, silver, iron ore) are combing Colombia, parts of Africa, Nicaragua, Nevada, Mexico and Canada for purchase candidates. Before year's end such transactions will reach a torrid pace.