Articles by Stewart Thomson
Global stock markets are tumbling. While mainstream media personnel discuss a “short and healthy correction”, many value-oriented investors believe that most stock markets are entering a significant bear market.
While global stock markets have not done well since “taper number one” was announced in December, the performance of gold stocks since then has been superb.
Most junior gold and silver stocks have taken a horrific beating over the past few years, even while gold prices have remained relatively elevated. Bank analysts suggest that high mine costs are largely to blame for this sell-off. Recently...
In 1973, as heavyweight boxing champion Joe Frazier was knocked to the canvass by George Foreman, Howard Cosell uttered the now-famous words, “Down goes Frazier!”
The world’s largest political risk consulting firm is Eurasia Group. In an interview with CNBC news yesterday, company president Ian Bremmer predicted that in 2014, oil could easily fall to $80, or much lower.
The Western super-crisis entered a lull period in 2013, and surging economic growth in America has become the main focus of most mainstream analysts. The stock market tends to lead the economy by about six months, so it’s likely that much...
In the biggest picture, Western precious metals investors are going to have their golden cake, and eat it too!
I may have shocked a lot of gold bulls with my recent prediction that the Fed will “taper to zero” over the next 12 – 18 months. I’ve likely shocked the bears even more, with my view that the taper is extremely gold-bullish.
Bloomberg News reports that gold held in ETPs (exchange traded products) declined again, over the past week. This chart is a view of these consistent outflows.