My thoughts on Freegold

A reader, LS, asked for my thoughts on the following topics:

1) freegold 2) the gold for oil trade 3) the current price is not a real physical price of gold because of happenings in COMEX/LBMA 4) do you believe the current world affairs will resolve itself towards freegold or something similar?

Firstly, I . . . → Read More: My thoughts on Freegold

Casey Research Summit Special Report: Surviving the Death of Money

When the currency system as we know it dies, some people will become very wealthy. In this special report from the Casey Research/Sprott Inc. Summit “When Money Dies,” The Gold Report cornered Global Resource Investments Founder and Chairman Rick Rule, Casey Research Senior Editor Louis James and Casey Energy Opportunities Senior Editor Marin . . . → Read More: Casey Research Summit Special Report: Surviving the Death of Money

Rick Rule: Play Metals Stock Volatility to Win

In March of 2011, Global Resource Investments Founder and Chairman Rick Rule predicted a time of unprecedented volatility. As investors struggle to recover from what, indeed, turned out to be one of the most up-and-down months in history, this special Gold Report from his latest web broadcast outlines his secrets for using volatility . . . → Read More: Rick Rule: Play Metals Stock Volatility to Win

Mickey Fulp: Can Gold Prospectors Cushion Volatility?

Mercenary Geologist Mickey Fulp has adopted a new prospector-generator model portfolio with an emphasis on good people. In this exclusive interview with The Gold Report, he outlines the impact global volatility could have on junior mining companies.

Companies Mentioned: Almaden Minerals Ltd. Antofagasta PLC Avrupa Minerals Brazil Resources, Inc. Estrella Gold Corp. Eurasian . . . → Read More: Mickey Fulp: Can Gold Prospectors Cushion Volatility?

Rick Rule: Oil Will Be Major Economic Driver

Global Resource Investments Founder Rick Rule likes to look for unpopular investments because that usually means the prices are cheap. Today, that means oil, natural gas, uranium and geothermal. In this Energy Report exclusive excerpt from his talk at the Casey Research Conference in Baton Rouge, Rule explains the global forces that will . . . → Read More: Rick Rule: Oil Will Be Major Economic Driver

We are nearing an endgame

I consider comments like these below from a high profile business executive (as reported by The Australian) as significant. You can be sure the smart money is now positioning itself. THE world economy is on “life support”, living beyond its means, with the threat of a cataclysmic shock within the next eight years, ABC chairman Maurice . . . → Read More: We are Nearing an Endgame

Fake Volume And Increased Volatility

On 6 May 2010 the DOW dropped a massive 600 points in a mere seven minutes and at one point was down 998.50 points which is the largest nominal drop ever. One of the reasons for this increased volatility is the knowledge of all major market participants that their assets are neither safe nor . . . → Read More: Fake Volume And Increased Volatility

Liquidity on the Currency Futures vs. the Nifty Futures

India is the second country of the world, after Brazil, where the currency futures are more liquid than the currency forwards. Today when I glanced at the order book of the near month rupee-dollar futures, I was struck by the big numbers that are visible:

The tick size of this market is 0.25 paisa, . . . → Read More: Liquidity on the Currency Futures vs. the Nifty Futures

Random Shots (Absolute Returns Partners Edition)

With so much going on at the moment and so many themes fighting to claim the main market discourse, I am in the mood for some random shots. First of all and to my continuing regret I have never actually got to thank Niels C. Jensen from Absolute Return Partners for the nice coverage . . . → Read More: Random Shots (Absolute Returns Partners Edition)