Technical market analyst Roger Wiegand tracks annual trading cycles while keeping an expert eye on potentially disruptive world events. He is a stickler for fundamentals, though, when it comes to picking out the best juniors for safe bets in a cash-poor industry.
The gold price may have taken a tumble, but Ian Gordon is watching for a recovery. As bullishness in gold reaches some of its lowest levels, Gordon says he believes that is indicative of a turn and he discusses where he has invested his money to ride the upswing.
Newcrest Mining Ltd.’s decision to write down the value of its mines by as much as A$6 billion ($5.5 billion) will lead to the biggest one-time charge in gold mining history. It also heralds pain for competitors.
It's a jungle out in the silver markets. In this interview, David H. Smith navigates the jungle by advising which explorers, mid-tiers, stalwarts and royalties to consider buying in tranches on the way down and selling on the inevitable way up.
Data on trades made by company insiders — key executives and directors — demonstrates to Ted Dixon that most of them are contrarian in their approach. In this interview, he shares the names of frequent traders in recent months, along with insights into why, when and how insiders are trading.
There is no doubt about it. Precious Metal mining companies are going through a time of testing. However, long term contrarian investors say that the worst of times may be the best time to find the top junior mining situations for the next upturn.
Bigger isn't always better, as recent acquisitions by Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd., Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp. and New Gold Inc. suggest. These companies are choosing to make multiple smaller deals as they keep the M&A thesis alive.
Following the notion that "knowledge is power," Lo explains the philosophies that guide his publications, the reasons why educated investors have nothing to fear and why some companies remain good bets in the out-of-favor mining sector.