Archives for March, 2015

A Cure for Metals Investor Malaise

Markets fluctuate. Sectors cycle. Investors love and hate these facts, but we all know that if it were not so, it would be impossible to buy low and sell high. The problem, of course, is that no one can time the market consistently. That makes it hard to know when low is low enough to […]

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Will Gold Win Out Against the US Dollar?

It is an essential impossibility to solve problems created by excess debt and artificial liquidity with more of the same. That’s our credo here at Casey Research, and the reason why we believe the gold price will turn around and not only go higher, but much, much higher. While fellow investors around the world may […]

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Thoughts from the Frontline: Living in a Free-Lunch World

  “Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences. No one can eliminate prejudices – just recognize them.” – Edward R. Murrow, US broadcast journalist & newscaster (1908 – 1965), television broadcast, December 31, 1955 “High debt levels, whether in the public or private sector, have historically placed a drag on growth and raised the […]

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Outside the Box: US Dollar: American Phoenix

   “Just a little patience, yeah…” – Guns N’ Roses Lastweek the FOMC essentially removed forward guidance and placed all options back on the table, and at the end of the day they’ve opened the door for further tightening. As Yellen recently explained in advance, the removal of the word patience from the Fed’s guidance […]

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The Secret of Success in Mineral Exploration

As an investor, I want to bet on the jockeys who win the most races, not just the best-looking horses. So, while I’m no Tom Peters or Stephen Covey, I’ve made a study of success over the last decade. The critical question for a metals investor: what does it takes to be a serially successful […]

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Why Aren’t These Investors Worried About The Gold Price?

Have you noticed that some gold investors don’t seem very concerned about the current behavior of gold? While the price remains weak and range-bound, some gold investors don’t seem worried about it at all. The natural reaction to an asset you own losing a third of its value, with seemingly little motivation to move higher, […]

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Reality Always Wins… But Never on Schedule

“Expect the worst and you won’t be disappointed” is true enough, but it’s a miserable way to go through life. For investors, expecting the worst is paralyzing, a reason to do nothing. But when a market gets beaten up the way the natural-resource sector has been over the last few years, pessimism comes to dominate […]

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Will Warren Buffett Really Let This Deep Value Slip By?

Right now, even the staunchest gold investors are weary of the years-long drubbing the gold price has taken since its $1,921 peak in August 2011. Whether the frustrating experience is the work of a market-rigging conspiracy, government manipulation of data to hide inflation, those blindingly loyal Keynesians who keep pounding us with messages that gold […]

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Why You Should Listen to This Man About Gold

Would you like your advice from someone who has been successful or from someone who’s failed? I’d prefer to hear from a winner. Now that the gold market has been mauled by a bear, we can sort out the pretenders from the contenders in the mining industry. After all, there’s nothing like a major down […]

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How to Get Struck by Lightning

Two M&A deals have already delivered paydays for investors in junior mining stocks this year: Goldcorp’s half-billion-dollar purchase of Probe Mines in Canada, and Tahoe Resources’ billion-dollar acquisition of Rio Alto Mining, a Peruvian gold producer. Now the arrival of a new, well-capitalized bidder for mining properties—X2 Resources—has raised prospects for more blockbuster deals like […]

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