Joseph Gallucci sees a rosy future for zinc investors. As the large zinc mines shut down, the juniors are stepping forward to meet growing demand for the industrial staple. Here, he delivers smart tips for base metals investors on where to find opportunity when zinc prices start to climb.
For this special year-end feature, we asked some of your favorite thought leaders about the tools they use to spot trends and make those important buy-sell decisions. What are the early indicators that gold will rise, plummet or coast sideways?
How can investors get exposure to the hottest new oil and gas plays without getting burned by conflict premiums abroad or regulatory hurdles in North America? Fresh off three months of traveling the globe, Matt Badiali shares his insights on how to go where no one else wants to be and make a lot of money doing it.
The best time to buy gold is when the market hates it, especially when it comes to junior explorers with market caps under $1 billion, asserts Ralph Aldis. In this interview, Aldis shares his main modeling themes and companies that fit the bill.
Not all energy options are equally good, says Thomas Drolet. Using an "Energy Return on Energy Invested (EROEI)" calculation to decide which energy sources yield the most for the least energy investment, Drolet sees hydroelectricity, natural gas, uranium and coal at the top of the list.
It's time to tear your eyes away from those stock price charts. Chris Mayer walks us through his four-point company evaluation strategy, "CODE," identifying crucial, less publicized metrics that give real insight into a company's value.
Big gains are rarely found by jumping on the bandwagon. Peter Epstein argues that market darlings won't reward latecomers; that's why he spends his time finding undervalued, underfollowed junior resource companies
In this interview, Ralph Aldis helps investors parse the many information streams available, explains what seasonal gold pricing patterns could mean for investors and offers a stable of junior equities that could provide greater leverage to a gold price recovery.
It is amazing to me that investors believe there is no inflation or risk of energy price spikes as the Middle East deals with geopolitical turmoil and civil war. That complacent mindset may be changing rapidly.