Forget about the gold price. Forget about the copper, zinc and nickel price. Start searching out companies that can weather another few years of recovery, because it's unlikely mining companies will get any price relief soon.
It's no surprise that Stephan Bogner advises investors to hold physical metals outside the banking system, but he also advocates mining companies keeping gold on their balance sheets and forming a cartel.
The end of the year is in sight, and many investors will soon be forced to take painful losses. David H. Smith says that smart investors will take care to cull the weakest mining stocks from their portfolios and reinvest the proceeds in truly undervalued companies.
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.
Underappreciated companies and companies with management teams that have disappointed in the past can be opportunities to buy, not sell, says Derek Macpherson of M Partners. Don't be dazzled by flashy drill results.
PureFunds has a simple strategy: Be first in the market with innovative exchange-traded funds. Andrew Chanin, PureFunds' co-founder and COO, describes the firm's ISE Junior Silver ETF and the factors that make a "leveraged play to the actual spot price of the metal."
Prices for rare earths and some rare earth mining stocks are showing positive price action following China's crackdown on illegal mines. But is this the beginning of a sustained recovery, or just a temporary blip on the screen?
Now is the time to be brave, to buy when everyone else is selling, advises Stephan Bogner, analyst with Rockstone Research and CEO of bullion dealer Elementum International. Content to go against the grain, Bogner believes investors should be 100% invested in precious metals.
With so many junior mining companies going into hibernation, John Kaiser fears that the entire mining sector could fall dormant. In this interview, he outlines approaches to discovery and development that smart, nimble companies are deploying to stay alive.