Western Potash’s Milestone Project in Saskatchewan is now the most advanced undeveloped potash asset in the world. Which makes the company ripe for an acquisition, or a joint venture partnership, with a potash-hungry Chinese government-funded corporate suitor.
After gold lost $84 an ounce last Friday, we can conclude the beneficiaries were not gold investors who panicked and sold, but rather those who are fighting to preserve the reputation of the U.S. dollar and the fiat currency model that underpins the global economy.
When Rick Rule pairs lower grades, labor strife and inefficient mines with the relentless demand for platinum and palladium, his result is an investment thesis that could pay off for bullion and equity investors.
After falling for four consecutive weeks, the U.S. Comex gold futures rebounded 0.17% this week, ending at $1,574.90 on Tuesday. The gold futures climbed a further 0.20% during early Wednesday Asian hours.
The good news for the Chinese leadership is that their fiscal policies have paid off. The less good news is that the country's hell-bent drive toward industrialization has brought in its train a host of collateral problems, not the least of which is pollution.
The knock down the silver price experienced towards the end of last year may have spooked many considering silver investment, however market analysts and the fundamentals are all pointing to big gains in the next year
Investors who want to play in the iron and copper space should look to small-cap producers for attractive valuations and lower risk, says the institutional research analyst who names iron ore and copper companies with upside potential.
Is this a simple misunderstanding of the numbers, or something more deliberate? Whatever the reason for the discrepancy, it illustrates the problem of uninformed commentators in the rare-earth sector and elsewhere.