Paul Farrugia

Paul Farrugia, BCom. Paul is the President & CEO of First Macro Capital. He helps his readers identify mining stocks to hold for the long-term. He provides a checklist to find winning gold and silver mining producer stocks, including battery metals.

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Much has been discussed, about has happened to the world since 2008, and many investors today are anchoring to the most recent crash in 2008-09. A new crop of investors never even experienced a true crash. But the next crash is never the...
The world is familiar with FANG (Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, and Google), then came FAANG, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Google. But are you familiar with BANNG? We would like to introduce to the world a countercyclical group of...
There are many who focus on the mining sector being poor places to invest because miners have a history of poorly allocating capital. But there is a segment within the mining sector, particularly the gold sector that many investors miss,...
The cyclical nature of commodities and equities goes back at least until the 1970’s. When commodities are doing well, equities are performing poorly. Then the cycle flips and investors pile into equities, eventually making them expensive...
Mr. Wonderful, Kevin O’Leary and Frank Holmes recently took different side the gold(bullion) vs. gold stocks. Gold and gold stocks are two different asset classes and saying which one is better. One is a commodity (Gold) and the other is...
Gold and silver mining stocks face increased risks and uncertainty in 2018, not seen by investors and mining management teams for quite some time. Many of the top risks to gold stocks are related to geopolitical and financial, which will...
At the beginning of March, President Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum. This was after imposing tariffs on solar panels and washing machines back in January of this year. The last time there were tariffs imposed on steel imports...
There has been an incredible amount of chatter as to how many times the Federal Reserve is going to raise rates in 2018, and the speed at which it will raise them by. For gold investors, the old question lingers, “What will rising interest...
There are a group of bankers based in three cities, not Wall St., but Toronto, Vancouver, and Denver that you probably never heard of. Surprisingly they are gold stocks. They are royalty & streaming companies, otherwise known as the...
In the first half of 2017, the GDXJ (VanEck Junior Gold Miners ETF) went through an EPIC rebalancing for junior gold mining stocks, that created a once in a few years opportunity. There was a huge tsunami of capital that flowed into the...

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