Apr 10

Traders Resolve Tested

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the market the gold price and junior resource stocks…

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Mar 22

A New Resource Bull

Its game on in the resource space at long last.  There are plenty of market players that are still cautious…

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Mar 13

So Far, So Good

We’re one issue into the cycle since I made the start of year predictions.  I don’t look stupid yet which…

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Feb 15

Fearless, Foolish Predictions for 2014

Major Markets: 2013 worked out much better for most major bourses than even optimistic forecasters expected.  In large part that was…

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Feb 14

QE Unplugged

As I expected, the US Fed pulled the trigger and announced an initial “taper” of the Quantitative Easing (QE) program.  …

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Dec 7

My Big Fat Chinese Plenum

No, it's not a glandular condition. China's leaders concluded the third Plenum of the 18th Party Congress a couple of…

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Oct 30

The New Abnormal

The US dodged a bullet and the Vancouver Subscriber Investment Summit had a great turn out on the same day.…

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Jun 25

The Good News Bears

Gold continues to struggle and so do explorers. I am seeing encouragement in the trading of some discovery stories but…

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Jun 3

There May Be a Test Later

Since the price dive in April, gold fought its way back to $1480 before succumbing to renewed selling as general…

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Feb 22

So Far So Mediocre

Juniors are still in flat-line mode (on a good day). A bunch of new resource estimates were not enough to…

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Jan 4

Stupidity the Sequel

It seems like only yesterday. Ok, it seems like sixteen months ago. Are we really going to do this again?…

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Nov 6

Countdowns

The fall rally has been sputtering after a promising if unexciting start. Q3 2012 earnings season was expected to show…

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Oct 3

Confidence Game

Did we tell you or did we tell you? It’s a bit premature to claim bragging rights but the Junior…

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Jul 13

Crossing the Rhine

This month’s calendar has been chock a block with one important meeting or vote or conference after another. Any one…

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Mar 22

The Curse

It’s that time of year again. Thirty five thousand people descended on Toronto to take part in the largest mining…

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Feb 23

In Memory of David Coffin

David Coffin passed away unexpectedly on February 15th, 2012 at the young age of 56. (more...)…

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Nov 25

Europe’s Red Tape Blues

Plus ça Change.....  Another month, another Euro area country in the hot seat... Italy already had issues thanks to the buffoonery…

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Oct 18

Realpolitik

Go Angela! More mayhem, debt downgrades and a bank failure in Europe finally concentrated the minds of EU politicians, something the…

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Aug 12

Dumb and Dumber

Europeans came up with a Band-Aid for the Greek crisis, and the markets applauded. Markets were buoyed by the fact…

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