John Hathaway

John Hathaway, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Co-Portfolio Manager

Mr. Hathaway is a co-portfolio manager of the Tocqueville Gold Fund, as well as other investment vehicles in the Gold Equity Strategy. Mr. Hathaway also manages separately managed accounts for individual and institutional clients.  He is a member of the Investment Committee and a limited partner of Tocqueville Asset Management (www.tocqueville.com). Mr. Hathaway began his career in 1970 as an Equity Analyst with Spencer Trask & Co. In 1976, he joined investment advisory firm David J. Greene & Co., where he became a partner. In 1986, he founded Hudson Capital Advisors and in 1988 became Chief Investment Officer of Oak Hall Advisors. He joined Tocqueville as a Senior Partner in 1998. Mr. Hathaway has a BA degree from Harvard College and an MBA from the University of Virginia.  

Articles by John Hathaway

2011 was a good year for gold bullion, up 11.3%, but a tough year for gold stocks which declined 18.3% based on the XAU index of gold and silver stocks. We addressed the reasons for the disparity between the performance of gold bullion and...
The Gold Report
Is gold a "bubble" because it has now become popular or is there still worthwhile upside? As a contrarian, it is more difficult to reconcile the metal's recent popularity with the prospect of future rewards. Is the investment consensus...
In this most tumultuous year for the financial markets, gold bullion rose 5.8%. In so doing, it outperformed all asset classes and investment strategies other than unadulterated short selling. Unfortunately, gold shares lost their...
Since the Bear Stearns bailout at the end of the first quarter, the backdrop for gold has unfolded in a more positive way than almost any of its proponents could have imagined. The government takeover of the GSEs, the Lehman Bankruptcy,...
During the fiscal half year ending April 30, 2008, the Tocqueville Gold Fund returned (13.72)% vs. (8.64)% for the benchmark XAU (Philadelphia Stock Exchange index of gold and silver shares) and (9.64)% for the S&P 500.
Gold shares performed well on a relative basis during the first quarter, even though they under performed gold bullion itself which scaled the $1000/oz. threshold on the market panic surrounding the rescue of Bear Stearns by the Fed and JP...
Implausible as it may seem, gold shares, which have outperformed equity markets and most other asset classes over the past eight years, are out of favor. Less plausible still is that sentiment on gold is at bullish extremes following its...
The general meltdown in credit is the ideal macroeconomic scenario to launch gold into all time high territory. While those same conditions have been disruptive for gold and gold shares in the short term as investors sell whatever they can...

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In the Aztec language the name for gold is teocuitlatl which means "excrement of the gods."