Gold, Interest Rates & Dividend Paying Miners
Many years ago when I was first starting out in the work force, my mother always told me to put my money in Canada Savings Bonds. Giving away my age here, but at that time back in the 1970's I was getting as high as 19% on CSB's and even 90 day GIS's. Of course interest rates on loans and mortages were just as....continue.
Profiting From The Green New Deal
Sure lots of talk and chatter about the "Green New Deals" lately. I guess it's those who within society want to do away with fossil fuels and power everything green. In the last few months you can tell by the stock prices of companies like Tesla that have gone through the roof that a lot of people are jumping onto the alternative energy bandwagon. Of course all these new alternatives still ....continue.
Drilling 100,000 Meters In Newfoundland
Anyone who follows the metals and mining markets and listens to various podcasts etc. has most likely heard of a program called Palisades Radio. They do interviews with CEO's of mining related companies and of course over the years they become quite well connected with people in the industry. That's not the only occupation they have though. The ....continue.
Early Investment Opportunity With A Small Float
The junior miners website has a directory of junior mining companies. After cleaning out the ones that no longer exist and adding in the new ones that have started up, I think there is about 2400 public junior companies out there listed on various exchanges. A lot of these newer .....continue.
It's July 25, 2020 and boy have things really started to heat up in the metals markets. Gold yesterday rallied past $1900 and oz and silver got past $23 an oz. With all of this upward movement in the metals, investors are seeing the mining stock rallying and hitting new highs. One of the hottest areas in Canada is of course the.....continue.
Red Hot Silver Stocks
Being a gold bug has been great the last little while. The only thing better has been being a silver bug. Whether you own silver bullion, silver ETF's, silver stocks or silver trusts, that $20 dollar price tag has brought tears of joy to all those of us whove been long silver. But most important for silver bugs was news today July 20, 2020 that Sprott Silver Trust has just filed to raise.....continue.
The Patience Of Gold Bugs
Gold and silver have been quite active these past few months with gold hitting prices around $1800 USD. With the pandemic, the money printing, talk of recession/depression etc. there has been a renewed optimism in the precious metals and we are now seeing the results in share prices of the mining companies, especially the juniors that have good quality projects on the go.....continue.
A Quick Junior Mining Recap
Quite a bit has happened in the last few months with the junior mining sector in regards to share prices. Since the big market sell off earlier in March, share prices in most juniors with active projects have retraced back to earlier highs and a whole lot are now sitting on 52 week highs. ...
Going To Drill 50,000 Meters
Anyone who has been involved in the junior mining sector has heard about the Golden Triangle in BC. This is an area that has a lot of interest due to the many mines and deposits of mineral rich ground. Some of the highest grade gold mines in world are in this area and it's not only juniors that are here. There are some major interests also either through financing or partnerships etc. But just outside of this so called triangle is ...continue.
A Promising Silver Junior
This past month has seen silver prices moving up from around $15 to $18 an ounce. This $3 or so dollar move has rallied some of the silver juniors and also some majors to new 52 week highs. Stocks like Impact Silver - IPT saw it's stock rally from 40 cents to the high 70 cent range. Almost a double. Silver One - SVE stock cracked the old 52 week high and made a new high. Majors like First Majestic - FR and Fortuna Silver - FVI are ...continue.
A Shareholders Perspective Of Doubleview Gold
Doubleview Gold Corp is a Canadian resource exploration and development company located in Vancouver British Columbia. It has 3 properties which are all located in BC. BC is a safe mining jurisdiction and one that is in demand by Major Mining companies looking to replenish their depleting assets. Last year Rio Tinto announced it is looking for porphyry deposits in BC ...continue.
A Junior In The Red Lake Gold Camp
With gold prices climbing to new record highs in Canadian dollars, we are starting to see a lot more interest in exploration in Canada and especially in Ontario. After investors have watched how Great Bear Resources has gone from around 50 cents a couple years ago to 10 dollars today, investors are looking for the next junior in the area to climb on and if that junior has a depressed stock price, all the ...continue.
Rising Tide. Time To Bottom Fish??
There's an old saying with stocks and the stock market and that saying is that "A rising tide lifts all boats." What it means is that even though the stock you own doesn't hit it big, as long as it's in the same sector as the big name stocks and as they rise in value, the smaller unknown stocks tend to rise along also. Now this a just a theory but when the ...continue.
A Basket Of Juniors
If your upbeat on gold juniors these days, then your probably hunting for sold off bargains that might have happened in the last weeks. I mean pretty much any of the juniors who might have been riding high have been knocked off their high horse and are back to 52 week lows or worse. So sifting through the wreckage can be ...continue.
Own Physical Gold
The last few weeks have been not been nice to investors of any kind. Stocks in particular have been hit extremely hard and during the sell off it seemed that anything with a bid would be sold including the metals. For a while it seemed that gold's safe haven status was gone. However in the last ...continue.
Six Palladium Stocks To Invest In
Since late summer of 2019, the price of palladium has rallied from the $1,500 area to almost $2,800. That's close to an 80% rally in about 6 months time. A few of the reason for this price explosion is that most of the palladium in the world comes from Russia and South Africa. With trade sanctions on Russia imposed, industry ends up buying from South Africa but ...continue.
A Look At Skeena Resources
Gold saw a slight rally in the first month of 2020 going from $1520 to breifly go past $1600 on the Iran issue, then leveling off in the upper $1,500 range. Silver is pretty much unchanged however platinum and palladium both showed great gains in the first month of the year. Most miners and explorers have showed little reaction to this price movement. Infact although gold is at historic highs in a lot of currencies other than...continue.
How Hi Technology Is Going Underground
New technologies have changed the world and the way we do things in lot of ways during the last decade or two. Think about a world without the internet or the smart phone. It's how some of these devices can transform a persons life and enable us as people do things that just a few short years ago would be almost unheard of. Take for instance prospecting and ...continue.
The Silent Rise Of Palladium
When it comes to precious metals, most of us think gold and silver. After all those two metals are the most common and almost everyone on the planet has heard of or seen both metals mostly because of jewelry and maybe old coins etc. But there is two other metals that are part of the precious metal family and those are palladium and platinum and....continue.
Junior Market Mayhem. What's Gone Wrong?
2019 started off not to bad for the junior mining sector. A lot of the smaller players were looking poised to rally on optimism of higher gold prices. Sure enough gold prices did rally this year hitting the $1,500 USD range. In other currencies like here in Canada the price of gold....continue.
Rhodium Hits New Highs
Most metal bulls will be able to tell you the price of gold or silver off the top of their heads on almost any given day. However if you asked them what the price of any of the base metals or the white metals were they would most likely be stumped for an answer. That's because most metal bulls don't seem to keep track of....continue.
Today, August 7, 2019, gold broke out past $1,500 USD per ounce. It's still got a ways to go to break past it's old 2011 high of $1900 but in other currencies this metal is really shining. In CAD the price hit a new all time high of $2011. In AUS the price hit $2224 and in New Zealand the price hit $2330 per ounce. Silver is also starting to makes some moves but still has....continue.
Golden Ridge In The Golden Triangle
One of the hottest areas of British Columbia in the past few years is an area known as the Golden Triangle. This area has produced more high grade mines than any other area in the province and with gold prices poised to start a new rally here in 2019, it's little wonder that there is so much excitement surrounding some....continue.
Five Years Of Nothing
I was reading a recent article the other day about how central banks are buying gold at a record pace. Infact the amount of gold purchased in 2018 by central banks over the most recent four quarters was higher than any calendar year since 1971. That was when Richard Nixon pulled the U.S. off the gold standard monetary system at a time when....continue.
Focused On Copper
Metal prices both precious amd base have been pretty dismal the past few years. Aside from palladium going to the moon price wise in the precious metal side, the only other metal that has had any shine is copper. This mainly due to the fact that there could very well be a massive shortage of copper in years to come. This shortage is mainly....continue.
The First Six Weeks Of 2019
So far the first six weeks into 2019 has been a pretty impressive go when it comes to the metals and a lot of the mining stocks in general. While gold is up over $1,300 US and holding around $1,310, palladium has surpassed the price of gold by a long shot with asks in the $1,410 US range. I was reading somewhere that some experts are calling for $2,000 US palladium this year. Quite a bit of....continue.
A Look Back At 2018
Well if there ever was year to be happy about seeing coming to an end in regards to junior mining stocks, 2018 would that year. In all the years I've been following the juniors I have never seen such a dismal year. It didn't even matter what the commodity was the companies were after, the investor interest just wasn't there and it showed. All you have to do is look at virtually any mining stock chart for the year and you could ....continue.
Watch Guyana In 2019
We've been following Guyana Goldstrike TSX-V:GYA for well over a year now and for a lot of good reasons. It's not only the company we tend to follow but also what happening in the country of Guyana itself and what's happening with some of the other juniors that are in the country. Reason being, what's happens to ....continue.
Sell In May??
There is an old saying in the gold and precious metal trading circl that say's "Sell in May and go away". If ever that saying range true it was this year as we saw gold and silver sell off to two year lows starting back in June. This in turn has made the entire ....continue.
BC Golden Triangle
One of the biggest plays this year in junior mining is going to be seen in the Golden Triangle area of northen British Columbia. Due to harsh winters and lots of snowfall, the only time you can actually do any kind of field work is from about June onward and work until the end of October when ....continue.
The Rise Of Nickel
Most of us gold and metal buffs tend to follow the precious metal scene and aside from taking a glance a copper once in a while we seem to ignore what's going on with the base metals. For the past year a lot of analysts have been following cobalt and lithium but at the same time nickel has almost doubled and ....continue.
Has The Stock Market Topped Out?
Quite a few market analysts and stock gurus state that the market has topped out and could be ready for a crash any day. Thursday the market fell over 700 points. Lots of others state that we got a few more good years of a rally. Both side have compelling reasons for a continuation and a crash so it is hard to know what's going happen. Actually to be truthful, no one really has a clue though. One thing I know ....continue.
Lost Cities Of Gold
It's hard to be a gold bug or grass roots mining stock buff and not have an interest in buried treasures or lost gold mines. I think that is what makes prospecting exciting. In a lot of cases it's not the treasure that you hope find but all the excitement that goes into the actual searching for the treasure. I tend to think that with the true prospector it's more the adventure than ....continue.
Is Now The Time For Juniors?
I get emails once in a while asking what stocks I recommend and while I don't recommend any stocks or equities, I will tell people what I am buying and why I am buying them if I'm asked. I've gotten some good insight from some readers ....continue.
Silver Miners To Watch
Some analysts are saying that this year is the year for gold. But there are a few other market watchers who are saying forget gold and watch silver, or better yet, buy silver. Be it physical bullion, silver ETF's or silver mining stocks. There are guys out ther who are touting we will see $400+ silver price ....continue.
A Look At Lithium Stocks
Lithium is one of the lightest of all the metal elements known to man and it's being explored for the world over. Sith new lithium Ion battery technology some people say lithium will power the world and when it comes to things like laptops, tablets and other digital gadgets it definately is powering the world. Lithium compounds, also known as lithium salts, are primarily used as ....continue.
Real News About Fake Gold
Seems we live in a totally fake world now. Ever since Trump's tag line, "fake news," everything is turning up fake. I have always known about fake statistics, fake information, fake people and yes even fake bullion, but when a story about fake gold came out about a one ounce ingot that supposedly came from the Royal Canadian Mint as being fake, that was enough to raise an eyebrow. ....continue.
Gitennes Drilling At Snowbird
There are some junior mining companies that seem to never tire of exploring. While a lot of companies over the years have delisted or reinvented themselves into tech or pot, there are a few that stick to their roots and keep hunting for that next deposit that could become the next big find. I first became aware of Gitennes Exploration about 25 years ago when ....continue.
Here's Why Mexico Is The "Go To" Place
When it comes to investing in a junior mining company the one you thing can almost always be certain of is "uncertainty." Mining and especially exploration is and always has been a high risk business full of uncertainties. Those uncertainties and risks can range from everything from government politics to commodity prices and everything in between. From raising money to how that money is going to ....continue.
Only 20 Million Shares. Ready To Drill
There are thousands of junior mining companies listed on all the various markets today and each and everyone of these juniors is out there, somewhere on the planet trying to dig up the next big find. However if truth be told, most of these juniors will fail to find anything of any great value. Many of these small companies will end up broke and eventually will ..continue.
How To Profit With Cobalt
I've been reading bits of articles lately about a coming shortage of cobalt. Now I don't really know a whole lot about cobalt other than it's mined so I decided to to do a bit of investigating. There are a few things that I found out about doing some quick research and one is that cobalt mining ..continue.
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