Precious Metals or Mining Stocks? – Rick Rule

Written by Henry Bonner, Sprott Global Resource Investments Ltd. Late summer saw, to the relief of some investors, some price improvements in precious metals and precious metals stocks. We asked Sprott USA Holdings Chairman Rick Rule if he thought this might indicate that we’ve seen the bottom in this sector. “There’s a key element still … Read more

Gold: Bull Market Not Over

Prepared by BBY Limited, Broker Sponsor at the 6th annual Gold Investment Symposium in Sydney, 16-17 October 2013. For more information, contact the BBY Client sales & solutions team on 1800 551 212 or

Everybody Knows; Yet, Everybody Rolls

Written by Louis Boulanger, Founder & Director, LB Now Limited.  “Everybody knows that the dice are loaded Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed Everybody knows that the war is over Everybody knows the good guys lost Everybody knows the fight was fixed The poor stay poor, the rich get rich That’s how it goes Everybody … Read more

September Gold Chart

Written by David Coe. Gold, like all commodities, has a seasonal pattern that repeats year after year with a measurable probability. This chart shows the price of gold’s average seasonal pattern towards the end of each year and was calculated by measuring the weekly changes since 1987. Chart provided by The size and regularity … Read more

Hot & Gold

Written by David Coe, BRW September is the golden month when a wide variety of unexpected events  usually trigger rises in bullion prices. The biggest single event was the September 11 attacks in 2001. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina knocked out oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, which sent the price of crude oil soaring … Read more

The Fundamentals to Forecasting Gold Prices

Written By Peter August, CEO, Melbourne Mint. Since 2001 gold’s price has increased over 500 per cent, from a low of US$258 to around US$1,400 at present representing an annual compound growth of 14 -18% per cent. Gold’s long-term upward price trend is a reflection of the malaise that has been affecting the world since … Read more

Fundamentally, you have to be an optimist on gold

Written by Owen Hegarty, Vice Chairman, G-Resources Group Gold watching may just be the world’s most crowded profession. In every financial capital there are scores of people developing their charts, their theories and their forecasts about where gold is headed. I have been asked to add to that cacophony by presenting my view to the … Read more

Gold Bulls About to Win the War

In today’s Money Morning:…the gold dip is your friend…three reasons to stay bullish on gold…the flaw at the heart of the eurozone…a growth trend in energy…one company to benefit… Gold Bulls About to Win the War If you’ve ever thought about buying gold, but never quite got round to it — in the space of … Read more

More Revelations from My Time with Eric Sprott

You could say that buying gold is like drinking vintage Grange wine. In which case buying silver is like doing double shots of Bundaberg rum. They both have the desired effect – the latter does it more effectively, but at the risk of a bigger hangover. Silver’s volatility means it swings wildly between the buy … Read more

Measure & Money by Louis Boulanger

Money today; what a mindjob!  We work hard for it, we covet it, and we never seem to have enough of it.  Yet, we generally haven’t got the slightest idea of how money originally came into existence, nor do we fully realise that what is considered to be ‘money’ today is a fraud, a pale … Read more