Author: Sprott Global

Why We Need Gold

Why We Need Gold BY PETER GROSSKOPF for Sprott It has been nearly a decade since I made a career change from investment dealer to asset management. Throughout that time, the asset management industry has continued to change dramatically, bringing...

The Silver Lining

The Silver Lining BY MARIA SMIRNOVA for Sprott Since mid-2016, silver has faced a challenging investment environment. Over the past three years, silver has been underperforming gold, and the silver-to-gold ratio has steadily widened from its 30-year historical average of...

Recalculating

Recalculating by Trey Reik for Sprott Media We would characterize the tenor of gold markets during the week of 4/8 as modestly disappointing. “Modestly,” because spot gold traded essentially flat, declining 0.1% to $1,290.35, in concert with flat 10-year Treasury...

Morneau is Flying Blind

Morneau is Flying Blind by Peter Diekmeyer for Sprott Money The Trudeau Government continues to resist calls for an overhaul of its complex tax regime. Yet Bill Morneau, Canada’s Minister of Finance, who was in town this week to address...

Top 10 Reasons to Own Gold

Top 10 Reasons to Own Gold by Trey Reik for Sprott Group via ZeroHedge During 2018, we started to sound a bit like a broken record. We felt the Fed’s dual policy agenda of simultaneous rate hikes and balance sheet reduction...

State Of The Union: The Art Of No Deal

State Of The Union: The Art Of No Deal By Remy Blaire – Sprott Media The partial government shutdown barreled into Day 35 with no immediate end in sight. Airports in the northeastern U.S. announced major delays much to the...

Flawed Fundamentals Won’t Fly

Flawed Fundamentals Won’t Fly By Albert Lu – Sprott Media IF ECONOMISTS DESIGNED AIRPLANES, WOULD YOU FLY? It’s a fair question. Would you? Are their models robust? Are their predictions reliable? In other words, is their science sound? Don’t kid...

Housing Crunch

Housing Crunch By Trey Reik – Sprott Global As we enter the holiday season, we close out our review of fundamentals suggesting Fed tightening is nearing completion. Our contention remains that the Federal Reserve’s dual policy agenda of simultaneous rate...

Everything is Cool

Everything is Cool BY TREY REIK – Sprott On November 14, Fed Chair Jerome Powell and Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan conducted an onstage question and answer session at the Dallas Fed. Responding to President Kaplan’s questions, Chair Powell’s cool-and-collected...