In this article, we will have a look at the so called "leverage" effect that mining companies are supposed to have to the underlying metal prices.. When profits soar, the stocks are also expected to soar.
Investors should use this earnings season to sneak a peek at what companies are predicting for the global economy. One of the most telling earnings releases comes from Dow and S&P 500 component, Caterpillar.
With the global economy on edge, record bailouts, and high expectations of more stimulus injections, gold and silver have proven to be safe havens for investors. The Denver Gold Forum is currently examining all aspects of investing in precious metals.
The senior mining analyst with Dundee Capital Markets has some rather bullish forecasts for iron ore and copper prices. But given the worldwide economic malaise and a slowdown for China's economic powerhouse, what's his rationale?
The best reason to pick up juniors on the cheap during the summer months is that market issues are behind them. We still wouldn't say that the market should be comfortable about either western debt or eastern inflation fighting.
The sector we focus on has been consolidating after doing very well. This downward move accelerated recently, which could hasten the start of a buying period. The recovery of the broader equity market after March events seems to be stalling.
The terrible tragedy in Japan is shifting markets worldwide. Mike Kachanovsky, a consultant to both resource companies and institutional investors, believes the volatility has created a finite opportunity to scoop up resource stocks on the cheap.