Category Archives: Precious Metals

Year End is the Most Wonderful Time of the Year to Buy Junior Miners

Long term experienced junior mining investors knows that the Holiday Tax Loss Selling Season is usually the best time to pick up bargains. Even in down bear market years January and February are usually favorable, however, we may be on the verge of some of the best years in mining ever! Notice the significant rallies off these lows the past 3 years.
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Silver Stocks May Be Cheapest Opportunity In Decade

Gold miners have kept in line with gold bullion and stocks so far this year. Copper, zinc and palladium have outperformed both stocks and gold. However, silver and silver stocks have lagged behind but I believe they could not only play catch up but they could far surpass the gains of these other metals as their is a record short that may soon have to cover if the US dollar finally breaks down. Silver may be the cheapest and best opportunity in the market right now from a value perspective. If you notice the silver to gold ratio has not reached this high since 2008 and 2002.
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Three #InterestRateHikes Then “Stumble” into #Gold #Silver #JuniorMiningStocks

Now that the Fed has met and increased interest rates for the third time, I expect more capital to rotate from overvalued stocks to the junior miners similar to what we saw after the dot com crash. This bubble in stocks could be on the verge of a precipitous fall which could abruptly wipe out the capital chasing stocks higher into nosebleed levels. Bitcoin and paper currencies are losing favor while gold and silver may come back later this year and certainly in 2018 when many of the major producers are set for a supply shortfall. As stocks correct and treasury yields rise with rising inflation more investors will flock to our illiquid junior mining sector seeking tangible assets for protection and a hedge against hyperinflation.
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Zinc Hits 5 Year Highs: Is This Canada’s Next Zinc Producer?

An exciting metal breaking into 5 year highs is zinc at $1.30 per pound. Its still way below its pre credit crisis highs at $2 but it looks like it could be headed there later this year. Smart investors are scrambling around for the top zinc assets which can get into production in mining friendly stable jurisdictions. At the end of December I saw some of the smartest mining investors the Lundin and McEwen Family putting seven figures into this new zinc company whose Chairman built Blue Pearl, Thompson Creek, Wheaton River... in the last commodity cycle. He has over 35 years of experience. These stocks he built went from pennies to ten+ dollars per share with a billion market cap. I believe this could be one of the top zinc assets in North America. This asset has 4+ billion pounds of zinc at a time when producers were shutting down.
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Why Trump Will Be Good For Precious Metals and Junior Miners

This strong US dollar in relation to other collapsing currencies has made it very difficult for miners and explorers over the past few years. The dollar is hitting a 15 year high making it very hard and expensive for our mining and manufacturing sector. That could change quickly under Trump as he has already committed to taking on other nations who have been devaluing their currencies to gain a competitive edge with trade.
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3 Junior Miners Attracting Interest as Gold and Silver Finds Support at 200 Day Moving Average

Due to Hurricane Matthew and the Jewish New Year I was unable to post updates on the current gold market. However, it is important to note some important developments in our sector. It appears that there was distribution in the precious metals this week during light holiday trading with Hurricane Matthew affecting the Southeastern US where there are a lot of precious metal investors which exacerbated losses taking gold, silver and the junior miners to oversold levels like we have not seen since late 2015. I expect to see a basing around the 200 Day Moving Average which gold and silver have been hitting. This could be great news as that may signal a major secondary buy point for what I believe could be the next major bull market in precious metals fueled by a weak slowing economy combined with soaring government debts and negative interest rates.
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Gold and Silver Pulling Back To Support, Could Fed Meeting Next Week Boost Junior Miners?

It appears that gold broke its downtrend and 200 Day Moving Average in early 2016 forming a bullish golden crossover in February. Then in June gold broke 2 year highs and has since consolidated to the breakout point at $1300. Its quite normal after making such bullish breakouts to hold at that level before the next leg higher. This summer gold has taken a breather pulling back to uptrend support. It may still base until the Fed decision next week providing what may be looked back upon as a secondary opportunity for those who missed the Brexit breakout in June.\ Gold and silver both have rising 50 and 200 day moving averages which are bullish showing an upward trend. Notice rallies have been on increasing volume showing possible accumulation. It broke out into new 2 year highs in June following Brexit and has since consolidated returning to the breakout point. This past week it made a weekly bullish engulfing pattern which may signal a short term reversal to the breakout technical target of $23.50. The move may accelerate higher after the Fed announcement next week.
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Precious Metals Pullback To Uptrend Provides Buying Opportunities in New Bull Market

This is turning out to be one of the most powerful rebounds in gold and silver's recent history. For a long time I have advocated patience and fortitude with respect to wealth in the earth assets and continued to find the top performers in the junior gold mining sector. Those that have stuck with me are positioned now for this great run as I believe that this is the beginning of a major new bull market. I have warned you for weeks now that new investors in juniors should wait for pullbacks to rising moving averages rather than chase. The miners were beaten so low in this bear market that like a compressed spring bounced so hard so fast that a healthy pullback to upward sloping 50 and 200 day moving averages like we are seeing now is quite healthy and restorative. Here are three top junior gold miners to watch.
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Majors Should Look at Advanced Stage Junior Gold Miners Nearing Feasibility

(Originally Published and sent to Premium Subscribers (6-2-16) It appears the Junior Gold Miners (GDXJ) are giving the investment community a secondary buy point on the now ascending long term moving averages as they bounce off and find support at these critical technical levels at the 50 and 200 Day Moving Averages. I thought we could still be a few weeks away from a bullish reversal but it appears some of our featured sponsors and shareholdings are breaking out.
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Returning To A Gold Standard: Why Gold and Silver are Beginning This Historic Breakout

For years I have been highlighting precious metals as a store of value and high quality gold explorers and developers with the potential to leverage those gains, despite them being completely out of favor. Seeing a historic irrational correction in gold and silver, exacerbated by manipulation from several banks, I continued to highlight the virtues of patience and fortitude. I also tried to teach the virtue of ignoring the news and the mass media whose attempt is to make you off balanced and misdirecting you to sell your precious metals so you can buy into inflated stocks/sectors on the verge of their own crash like Bre X, Enron, Counrtywide and Bernie Madoff.
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