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Junior Gold Stock ‘On the Up’

Junior Gold Stock ‘On the Up’ by Technical analyst Clive Maund for The AU Report Although we are generally aiming to gravitate towards the large and mid-cap gold stocks during the early stages of the sector bull market, it is...

My Second-Worst Nightmare

My Second-Worst Nightmare Source: Michael Ballanger for The AU Report It was only a few hours ago that I was cruising through a lovely early-autumn Friday afternoon preparing for one of the last weekends at the marina for the 2019...

Gold Leads, Will the Rest Follow?

Gold Leads, Will the Rest Follow? by Matt Geiger for The AU Report The natural resource landscape has shifted dramatically since the end of 2018. At the time, we were still nursing our wounds from an unexpectedly vicious 2018 and...

Global Insanity Prevail

Global Insanity Prevail Source: Michael Ballanger for The AU Report “Destroyers seize gold and leave to its owners a counterfeit pile of paper.” —Ayn Rand Why don’t we start things off a tad differently this evening? Let me relate to...

Invasive Species

Invasive Species by Michael Ballanger for The AU Report Invasive species: Any kind of living organism—an amphibian (like the cane toad), plant, insect, fish, fungus, bacteria, or even an organism’s seeds or eggs—that is not native to an ecosystem and...

Gold Is Due a Correction

Gold Is Due a Correction by Bob Moriarty via StreetWise Reports All markets go up. All markets go down. No market ever goes straight up unless it’s the end of the world and in that case why would you care?...

Central Bank Folly: Blame the Boomers

Central Bank Folly: Blame the Boomers Source: Michael Ballanger for Streetwise Reports “Destroyers seize gold and leave to its owners a counterfeit pile of paper.” —Ayn Rand The baby-boom generation, of which I am a less-than-proud member, blew it. There...

The Battle for Investment Relevancy

The Battle for Investment Relevancy by Michael Ballanger for The AU Report “The desire for gold is the most universal and deeply rooted commercial instinct of the human race.”—Gerald M. Loeb One of the finest books ever written on investing...

Silver Poised for a Breakout

Silver Poised for a Breakout by Clive Maund via The AU Report We have already been over the reasons why a major precious metals (PM) sector bull market is starting, and remarked on how undervalued silver is compared to gold,...

Beware the Feint

Beware the Feint by Michael Ballanger for The AU Report Precious metals expert Michael Ballanger looks at the recent run-up in gold and reveals his recent trades. I am so confused tonight that I had to crowbar the booze cabinet...

Storm Clouds on the Horizon

Storm Clouds on the Horizon by Michael Ballanger for The AU Report I have had more than a few emails asking me what I think of the current set-up for stocks, bonds, currencies and gold since everything began to re-inflate...

The Death of Inflation?

The Death of Inflation? by Michael Ballanger for The AU Report A few nights back, a good friend of mine from Perth, Australia, e-mailed me an article skillfully written by someone from the firm of Goehring & Rozencwajg, in which...

Goodbye Goldcorp, Hello Newmont

Goodbye Goldcorp, Hello Newmont by Adrian Day for The AU Report Goldcorp has been acquired by Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM:NYSE, 33.04). Shareholders voted in favor of the acquisition, though it was disappointing that, notwithstanding all the noise about excessive payouts,...

Is Gold Getting Ready to Break Out?

Is Gold Getting Ready to Break Out? by Clive Maund via The AU Report Technical analyst Clive Maund charts gold and discusses the factors he believes point to an imminent rally. I was in receipt of the following erudite communication...