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Gold Hits Lowest Point In 9 Years

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
Gold Hits Lowest Point In 9 Years

This week, the World Gold Council announced that the third quarter demand for gold has hit its lowest point since the third quarter of 2009. The final reading was for 915 metric tons, as seen in this graph: This shockingly low worldwide gold demand largely stems from the low demand coming out of India, which has seen a meager […]

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Combining Bitcoin With Gold

| November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Combining Bitcoin With Gold

The Bitcoin system has the great virtue of securely sending value directly from stranger to stranger. It is open to anyone, anywhere in the world. The sender does not need to trust the recipient, nor any bank or other institution, to accurately record the transfer. The Bitcoin “blockchain” provides a readily consulted online public ledger […]

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How To Choose Between Gold And Silver When It’s Time To Sell?

| November 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
How To Choose Between Gold And Silver When It’s Time To Sell?

Our analyst recently conducted a personal experiment regarding his needs to sell precious metals. He needed to sell some long-term precious metals holdings to use for some surprise business expenses. He found himself wondering if he should sell these holdings now, with the market prices where they are worrying that they might rise after selling. […]

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Car Manufacturers Are Electrifying Copper, “The Metal Of The Future”

| October 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Car Manufacturers Are Electrifying Copper, “The Metal Of The Future”

As many of you know, copper is often seen as an indicator of economic health, historically falling when overall manufacturing and construction is in contraction mode, rising in times of expansion. That appears to be the case today. Currently trading above $3 a pound, “Doctor Copper” is up close to 28 percent year-to-date and far […]

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Will This “OPEC” Strategy Help Boost Uranium Prices Next Year?

| October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Will This “OPEC” Strategy Help Boost Uranium Prices Next Year?

Small but very critical item in the uranium space this week. Suggesting that the world’s largest producing nation may be about to take drastic action in propping up faltering prices. That’s Kazakhstan — the world’s reigning champ for uranium output the last several years. Where officials said they may move to further cut production in […]

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The Next Big Offshore Boom Is About To Happen Here

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Next Big Offshore Boom Is About To Happen Here

Say what you will about offshore oil and gas exploration, but it’s still alive and kicking—high production costs and all. The latest demonstration of the viability of deepwater projects, even in the post-2014 oil industry era, comes from none other than Brazil. On Wednesday, the country’s National Petroleum Agency put 287 oil and gas blocks […]

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Jim Rogers: Buy Gold; Being “Fearless” Is Good… Sometimes

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jim Rogers: Buy Gold; Being “Fearless” Is Good… Sometimes

Earlier this week, we shared some of Jim Rogers’ insights from his recent interview with Real Vision Television. Jim is a legendary investor, best-selling author and Guinness World Record holder. So when he speaks, smart investors listen. Today, we’re sharing a few more of Jim’s insights… on fear in the market, how to buy gold […]

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Even When It’s Sitting In Storage, Coal Threatens Human Health

| September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Even When It’s Sitting In Storage, Coal Threatens Human Health

President Trump and his appointees have pledged to end what they call the “war on coal” – policies designed to reduce the health and environmental impacts from producing and burning coal, such as toxic air pollution and mine waste disposal in streams. But while it is true that coal production and use in the United States is subject […]

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The $10 Trillion Resource North Korea Can’t Tap

| September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
The $10 Trillion Resource North Korea Can’t Tap

North Korea may not have proved petroleum reserves, but it’s estimated that the secluded belligerent nation sits on reserves of more than 200 minerals—including rare earth minerals—worth an estimated up to US$10 trillion. Of course, there are no official reports on how much North Korea’s mineral wealth really is, but according to rough estimates from earlier this […]

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Impact Of Hurricane Harvey On Oil And Gasoline

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Impact Of Hurricane Harvey On Oil And Gasoline

Over the past several days, thousands of people have been displaced since Hurricane Harvey made its initial landfall in eastern Texas. The images shown documenting its impact, especially in the areas hit with the heaviest devastation, have been saddening to say the very least. As the storm continues to run its course, our thoughts are […]

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