David Baker’s Three Must-Haves for the New Generation of Gold Companies: Accountability, Accountability and Accountability

Mining companies have lost the trust of investors, says David Baker, managing partner at Baker Steel. Baker sees the gold market as at a watershed point and the miners must change to stay afloat. In this interview with The Gold Report, Baker sets out his prescription for nursing the industry back to health. . . . → Read More: David Baker’s Three Must-Haves for the New Generation of Gold Companies: Accountability, Accountability and Accountability

Gold Mania Phase Approaching for Junior Miners: Michael Ballanger

Low market valuations for junior mining companies have Michael Ballanger, director of wealth management at Richardson GMP, feeling like a kid in a candy store, and equities satisfy his sweet tooth more than the metal right now. Ballanger has had enough years in the business to recognize the advent of gold fever. In . . . → Read More: Gold Mania Phase Approaching for Junior Miners: Michael Ballanger

Are Junior Gold Investors Living the Movie ‘Groundhog Day’?: David Skarica

Gold stocks, especially juniors, have been undervalued for longer than most investors thought possible. The result is what David Skarica, founder of Addicted to Profits, calls a “maximum pessimism trade.” In this interview with The Gold Report, Skarica summarizes his analytical tools and provides clear examples of companies that meet his criteria as . . . → Read More: Are Junior Gold Investors Living the Movie ‘Groundhog Day’?: David Skarica

Scaling the Heights with Peruvian Miners: Ricardo Carrión

The Peruvian mining sector has lots of promising developers and producers, but don’t ignore the smaller companies—2013 may surprise to the upside in Peru. In this interview with The Gold Report, Ricardo Carrión, managing director for capital markets and corporate finance for Kallpa Securities in Lima, Peru, says it is fine to ride . . . → Read More: Scaling the Heights with Peruvian Miners: Ricardo Carrión

How to Invest Like a Merchant Bank in High-Risk Resources: Rick Winters

It is difficult for retail investors to sift the wheat from the chaff in the junior miner sector. In this interview with The Gold Report, Rick Winters reveals how RMB Resources, a resource merchant bank, figures out what projects to invest in and those to pass over and talks about some of the . . . → Read More: How to Invest Like a Merchant Bank in High-Risk Resources: Rick Winters

Gold as a Weapon in the Currency War: Chris Mancini

There is a war raging behind the scenes among the world’s currencies. Chris Mancini, an analyst with the $400-million Gabelli Gold Fund, believes that gold will emerge the victor. In this interview with The Gold Report, Mancini makes his case for why gold is a currency and not just a relic, and why . . . → Read More: Gold as a Weapon in the Currency War: Chris Mancini

CPM Platinum Market Analysis and Forecast for 2013

Violent strikes and supply disruptions in South Africa put platinum in the headlines last year, and the metal spent 2012 selling at a discount to gold. Is a platinum discount the new normal? How will the market shift in the labor strike fallout? And will mining asteroids transform supply fundamentals? CPM Group Platinum . . . → Read More: CPM Platinum Market Analysis and Forecast for 2013

Mark Lackey Homes in on Golden Mining Opportunities in West Africa

Gold has been produced in Africa for thousands of years in places like Ghana and neighboring countries whose names have changed over the centuries. One thing that has not changed is that there’s still a huge amount of gold to be found and mined in West Africa. That’s what Mark Lackey likes about . . . → Read More: Mark Lackey Homes in on Golden Mining Opportunities in West Africa

Brien Lundin: Pick Up Junior Gold Mining Bargains Now

The past year was a very tough one for the junior gold mining sector. In this interview with The Gold Report, Brien Lundin, CEO of Jefferson Financial, says that the past year has, in fact, put many gold mining companies on the bargain basement shelf. He shares some advice on end-of-year portfolio repositions . . . → Read More: Brien Lundin: Pick Up Junior Gold Mining Bargains Now

Leonard Melman Finds the Fiscal Cliff a Boon for Precious Metals

Surveying reality from his perch on Vancouver Island, Leonard Melman is a veritable sage in the world of metal mining analysis. In an interview with The Gold Report, the economic philosopher is troubled about the direction of the global economy. However, there are a few bright spots for eagle-eyed junior metal investors, he . . . → Read More: Leonard Melman Finds the Fiscal Cliff a Boon for Precious Metals