Mexico's Silver Mines Shine: 'Mexico Mike' Kachanovsky

Precious metals analyst “Mexico Mike” Kachanovsky, who opines on junior mining and exploration stocks at smartinvestment.ca, is bearish on the world economy, but bullish on mining stocks. Although he has seen a recent rise in narco-violence, in this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, Kachanovsky urges sensible investors to continue to look at . . . → Read More: Mexico’s Silver Mines Shine: ‘Mexico Mike’ Kachanovsky

Positive Signs

From the Grey Lady:

LAST week, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. proclaimed in a speech that when it comes to fighting financial fraud, the Obama administration’s “record of success has been nothing less than historic.” Such self-congratulation is not only premature, but it also reveals a troubling lack of understanding about what is . . . → Read More: Positive Signs

Other Alpha Sources

1. Variant Perception’s blog is up and running and while I realise there has been little or no macroeconomic analysis here for a while, there is plenty of top notch analysis over at VP’s blog. The three latest entries take a look at inflation in the UK, the divergence between Spain and Italy in sticking . . . → Read More: Other Alpha Sources

Economic Events on March 13, 2012

At 7:30 AM Eastern time, the NFIB Small Business Optimism Index for February will be released, providing information regarding the health and confidence of small businesses in the United States.  The consensus is that the index is at a level of 95.0, which is 1.1 points higher than the previous month’s value.

At 7:45 . . . → Read More: Economic Events on March 13, 2012