5 early-stage lithium plays to capitalize on exploding EV growth As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information aheadoftheherd.com   Lithium has been touted as the energy metal of the future due to the renaissance of electric vehicles (EVs), which depend on lithium for their […]

  Gold has lapsed deeper into pariahdom this year, becoming the most-hated investment class in all the markets. Traders are avoiding it like the plague, utterly convinced gold is doomed to spiral lower perpetually. But this wildly-bearish psychology is dead wrong. Financial markets are forever cyclical, and gold is no exception to history’s ironclad rule. […]

  China’s stock bubble has burst, with its stock markets utterly collapsing after rocketing parabolic. The failure of this popular speculative mania has grave implications for the global stock markets. It shatters the universally-believed myth that central banks can nullify normal market cycles. No government has more power over its stock markets than China’s, yet […]

  The US Federal Reserve has been universally lauded for the apparent success of its extreme monetary policy of recent years. With key world stock markets near record highs, traders universally love the Fed’s zero-interest-rate and quantitative-easing campaigns. But this celebration is terribly premature. The full impact of these wildly-unprecedented policies won’t become apparent until […]

The highly-anticipated first-quarter earnings season is in full swing, with traders eager to see how US companies are faring. While expectations are low, these profits releases still collectively pose serious risks for today’s overvalued and overextended US stock markets. A few high-profile misses could prove all it takes to unleash a long-overdue serious selloff. Investors […]

Richard (Rick) Mills Ahead of the Herd As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information In 2014 estimated uses for silver were:   electrical and electronics, 42% coins and medals, 35% photography, 13% jewelry and silverware, 7% other, 3% “Silver is a unique metal that […]

  Over the next few years as debt, currencies and countries start to fall apart individuals will be looking to place their money where it will hold its value and buying power during times of extreme uncertainty.   If you eliminate fiat currencies which are created out of this air and are nothing more than […]

  Source: Brian Sylvester of The Gold Report  (4/15/15) https://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/m-partners-derek-macpherson-found-three-resource-companies-that-have-done-the-impossible-increased-in-value-30-this-year   If you don’t like what people are saying about you, change the conversation. Derek Macpherson, an analyst with Toronto-based M Partners, covers three companies that are up over 30% year-to-date—and he believes those companies are performing because they got the market’s attention by changing the conversation. […]

In a moment we will provide our answer to this interesting question. The correction in the price of gold and silver is now in its fourth year, and in the words of W. D. Gann: “When time is up – price will turn.” Featured is the weekly gold chart. The current bull market began in […]

  Source: Brian Sylvester of The Mining Report  (3/31/15) http://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/why-bmos-tony-robson-and-jessica-fung-say-buy-hold-large-caps-until-commodity-cycle-rebounds   The fundamental difference between mining companies and investors is that they have very different realities in which they make investment decisions, says BMO Capital Markets Commodities Analyst Jessica Fung. She joined BMO Managing Director and Co-Head of Global Mining Research Tony Robson in a candid […]

by Warren Bevan U Turn     We saw a pretty choppy and frustrating week overall for stocks and markets with only very select stocks working while others didn’t work at all.     We’ve had some great setups lately only to see most fail while some have worked well, but overall, it’s been a tough market and really […]

The size and existence of the modern state is limited only by the ability to borrow money; an ability dependent on the continuing value of fiat paper money. That limit has now been reached. Greece is not just a country that overindulged on the bankers’ poisoned candy of cheap credit. Greece is the canary in […]

  Gold’s bottoming consolidation grind continues, with investment demand still garroted by sky-high world stock markets and the parabolic US dollar. With investors missing in action, gold prices remain totally at the mercy of American futures speculators. These perpetually-bearish traders are once again heavily short gold, which has led to sharp short-covering rallies in recent […]

  Silver is scraping major support again, after a rough couple months where speculators left it for dead. But today’s brutal lows and extreme universal bearishness are the perfect breeding ground for silver’s next big rally. Investors are very underexposed, while speculators have big short positions that will have to be covered. So as gold […]

  The Spaniards of centuries past controlled the world’s elite maritime fleet. And this fleet’s colonization of the Americas is well-documented. The Spanish Crown would have told you their primary mission was to convert the indigenous people to Catholicism. But in reality it was trade and a craving for all things exotic that ultimately supported […]

  The question on everybody’s mind for 2015 is when will the stock market start to correct in value and will it turn into a 50+% collapse?   Over the last 15 years investors has been through a lot in terms of market volatility. From the 2000 tech bubble bear market and the 2008 financial […]

  Since the beginning of January 2014 stocks have shown signs of institutional selling. This can be seen in the small capitalization stocks index the Russell 2000. This group of stocks generally leads the S&P 500.   Most bull market tops in the S&P 500 shown below take 8-12 months to form before it starts […]

  Source: JT Long of The Gold Report  (3/30/15) https://www.theaureport.com/pub/na/chen-lins-secret-to-finding-the-next-goldcorp   Chen Lin, author of the popular stock newsletter What Is Chen Buying? What Is Chen Selling?, knows the smart time to look for the next big gold company is when everyone else has left the sector. With China making moves to invest trillions in commodity-hungry infrastructure, Lin is […]

  Silver reversed sharply higher over the past week or so, surging dramatically. This was just after it had successfully retested major secular lows, ramping the odds this strong buying is the vanguard of a long-overdue major new upleg. As usual, silver’s coming gains will be fueled by gold’s own advance. As the yellow metal […]

by Warren Bevan Bounce Be Gone     Stocks and markets were looking so good last weekend but their actions were to the contrary in the week just past.     Weakness set in hard an continued and I had to go back to a cash position for a couple days but Friday saw some great V bottom type […]