Even with the sharp decline from last month, and the overall decline since September of 2011, there is still bullish spacing. It occurs when the current swing low is above the last swing high, from 2008. It tells us that buyers have been willing to buy into the market without waiting to see how the last swing high will be tested, an overall bullish condition.
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Any rational person should question whether long term silver investors are 100% wrong, especially in light of the recent notable decline in the price of silver. Nevertheless, if they ultimately conclude that silver investors are probably not wrong, then prudence would dictatethat at least some allocation of their investment portfolio to properly held precious metals would be appropriate.
Inflation – a few percent seems unimportant, but over a decade, it becomes very important. Look at the calculation in this article. According to several surveys, real people think their personal inflation rate is around 8% per year with a significant percent of the responders claiming 9 – 11% or more per year. Are you going to believe what the government is telling you?
n this article, we summarize the key principles for gold investors. It helps focusing on the fundamental reason why they have chosen to own PHYSICAL gold and silver. Especially in times like these, where the media is using every bit of news against the precious metals, where almost all major financial institutions revise their gold forecasts downward, and where the number of statements that the gold bull market has ended is countless.
Founded in 2004, Silver Wheaton (SLW) is what is known as a metals streaming company. For SLW viewed overall, once one takes the time to review its business model, that business model is comparatively easy to understand. SLW can be said to be a different form of royalties company.
We just attended a webinar organized by Eric Sprott and his respected partners John Embry and Rick Rule. Eric Sprott and his partners are convinced that the case for gold is good, but the case for silver is excellent. They consider it “the investment of this decade”, as shown in the slides.
During his latest interview on King World News, Rick Rule explained the most fundamental principles to be a successful investor. He has a proven track of record, as one of the most successful resource investor. The key to success is very simple: control your emotions. But let’s be honest, it is not that simple in reality. Insight 1: “Your expectations for the future are set by your experiences of the immediate past.” Between 2009 and mid 2011, both the metals and the shares have been performing very well. People’s expectations for the future have been influenced by their most recent experiences. People should be looking at the current consolidation period [...]
Bubbles tend to follow the 80/20 ratio indicated in the Pareto Principle, as shown with six examples in the past centuries. Many analysts believe that sovereign debt is an ongoing bubble that could burst with world-wide consequences. Because of the massive printing of dollars, the value of the dollar must fall, particularly against commodities such as oil, gold, and silver. As the purchasing power of the dollar falls, an increasing number of people will realize their dollars are losing value. Gold and silver will benefit from an increasingly desperate search for safety as a result of the decline of the dollar. If that is true, based on the same pattern of historic bubbles, a significant spike in the gold and silver price are ahead of us.
Rick Rule explains that the junior and exploration mining sector looks not very promising. His research framework reveals how to pick the winners. For investors, this all boils down to risk management, as only ten to twenty percent of the companies will do well.
AfterShock is one of the books that correctly predicted the 2008 financial meltdown. The authors of the book launched a mutual fund “The Aftershock Strategies Fund” with the ticker symbol is SHKNX. The fund diversifies among asset classes as well as within classes. Rather than just having a diversified stock and bond portfolio, the fund also invests in gold, commodities and foreign currencies.
This article presents the outlook for investing in resource markets in 2013. We consider Sprott Global Resource Investments the most respected company in resource investing. That’s why we bring the view of Rick Rule and Mishka Vom Dorp in this article. Rick Rule believes that junior markets overall will go (much) lower. He expects that 80% of the 4.000 junior exploration companies are non-viable. They will attempt to reach their intrinsic value, which is zero. Occasionally, however, we will witness pretty dramatic escalations. In addition, Rick Rules expects all sorts of amalgamations in the coming 24 to 36 months.
Bernanke announced on September 13, 2012 a massive “money printing” program – QE3 – that will increase the money supply, help the large banks, create more commodity price inflation, and lower the standard of living of most of the middle class in the United States. Read what other authors had to say about QE3: We Have Been Warned! – Part 2 It is relatively easy to predict further commodity price inflation and that hard assets, not paper assets, will help protect purchasing power. But it is much more difficult to project where else this money printing leads and to what extent a crash is inevitable. What is the endgame? Will it [...]