precious metals

Marc Faber: How to Survive a Greek Economic Collapse

By Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Economic Collapse 2015Instead of focusing on a possible interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve, investors should be worried about a eurozone economic collapse in 2015.At least that is according to Marc Faber, the editor of the popular Doom, Boom, and Gloom Report. During an interview on Monday, June 29 on Bloomberg Television, the ‘permabear’ commentator contended that the situation in Greece is beyond repair. Even worse, the consequences. Read More

Why This Silver Price Outlook for 2015 Might Surprise Investors

By Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Bullish Silve price OutlookWhile many are pessimistic about the performance of silver, my silver price forecast for 2015 is bullish. In fact, I believe the demand for silver will surprise investors this year. There are two main reasons that keep me bullish towards silver: complacency in the stock market and the fragile bonds market.Let me explain…Have Investors Forgotten 2007?The Volatility Index (VIX) traded on the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). Read More

Joy Global Offers Insight into Commodities Environment: How to Profit

By Monday, March 9, 2015

Volatile Mining and Commodities SectorsAs evidence of the difficult times being experienced in the mining industry, Joy Global Inc. (JOY), a Milwaukee-based company that’s one of the top manufacturers of surface and underground mining equipment, reported a double-digit decline in sales, bookings, and earnings.Commodities and Mining Sectors StrugglingWhether it’s for coal, iron ore, oil sands, copper, gold, or other precious metal, the entire industry is struggling. It’s a tough. Read More

Mining Sector Improving: Why Investors Should Start Paying Attention

By Thursday, March 5, 2015

Bullish on Precious Metals After PDAC Over the past two days, I have been attending a convention hosted by the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This is one of the world’s biggest events where mining industry experts and associations meet and talk about exploration and development opportunities across the globe. Mining companies also showcase their projects here each year. Attendees can meet firms that provide services to mining companies as. Read More

Depressed Silver Prices Presenting Bigger Opportunity Than Gold?

By Friday, February 20, 2015

Silver Prices Presenting Bigger Opportunity Than GoldAs prices for silver and gold started falling in 2013, my prediction was that lower prices for the precious metals would cause miners to cut back on the exploration and development of new mines, eventually stunting supply. And that is exactly what has happened. In the case of silver, the cutback on supply has been significant.Production of silver from mines in Canada, a major silver-producing country, is collapsing.In. Read More

What Canada/China’s Yuan Trade Deal Means for U.S. Dollar

By Friday, November 14, 2014

How Long Will This U.S. Dollar Rally LastAs the chart below illustrates, since July of this year, the U.S. dollar has been rallying against other major world currencies.I, for one, do not expect to see the rally in the U.S. dollar sustained. I believe the U.S. dollar is currently rallying, because other parts in the global economy are doing worse than the U.S. While the U.S. dollar may rise in the short-term, because our central bank. Read More

Investment Theme with Legs to the End of This Decade

By Friday, May 9, 2014

One Domestic Industry That Continues to BoomIf there’s one sector of the stock market still poised for more capital gains, it has to be in domestic oil and gas producers.This sector continues to be a top wealth creator. Most of the action is in the junior and mid-tier producers, as well as the limited partnerships focused on storage and distribution.On the other hand, large, integrated producers are running into oil equivalent production issues. Both. Read More

My Top Energy Pick with Market-Defying Momentum

By Tuesday, April 15, 2014

My Top Energy Stock Pick for This Slow-Growth MarketThe strength in this market is with oil, as both the spot price and oil stocks are holding up very well.While the broader market has been experiencing a well-deserved price retrenchment, both large- and small-cap oil stocks have been on the comeback trail. The price strength is helpful as speculative fervor continues to come out of equities. The performance illustrates how helpful sectoral portfolio diversification can be when asset. Read More

Stock Market Setting Up for Extended Break?

By Thursday, April 10, 2014

Soft Q1 Suggesting Market Set for Extended BreakThe S&P 500 index really hasn’t done much since the beginning of the year but churn…but then again, why shouldn’t it?For stocks, 2013 was an exceptional year. If we get another positive year on top of dividends, then it’s total gravy.The capital gains over the last several years have been highly unusual, representative of the gains often seen after a major financial crisis.There are no bandwagons to. Read More

The Last Group of Burgeoning Stocks

By Tuesday, February 18, 2014

The Income Stocks Investors Now CraveQuite a bit of speculative fervor has been zapped out of this market, which is helpful for the longer-run trend.With the exception of biotechnology stocks, trading action has softened in initial public offerings (IPOs), 3D (three-dimensional) printer stocks, cloud software stocks, and even a lot of restaurant stocks that only recently were very hot.The stock market is just a continuing cycle of fluctuating investor sentiment. Valuations among junior. Read More

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From: Michael Lombardi, MBA
Subject: Golden Opportunity for Stock Market Investors

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