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Richard (Rick) Mills

Mining Expert & Financial Writer

Richard Mills is a mining expert, financial writer, and the owner of He invests in the junior resource/bio-tech sectors and his articles have been published on over 400 websites, including: WallStreetJournal, SafeHaven, MarketOracle, USAToday, NationalPost, Stockhouse, Lewrockwell, Pinnacledigest, UraniumMiner, SeekingAlpha, MontrealGazette, CaseyResearch, 24hgold, VancouverSun, CBSnews, SilverBearCafe, Infomine, HuffingtonPost, Mineweb, 321Gold, Kitco, Gold-Eagle, The Gold/Energy Reports, CalgaryHerald, ResourceInvestor,, Forbes, FNArena, Uraniumseek, FinancialSense, Goldseek, Dallasnews, Vantagewire, Resourceclips and the Association of Mining Analysts.

Richard (Rick) Mills Articles

Given its role as the world’s primary reserve currency, the importance of the US dollar in the global economy cannot be understated. It’s estimated as many as 90% of all international trades involve the greenback.
Gold cracked $2,000 an ounce on Monday for the first time in a year, as metal traders reacted to Sunday’s news that a deal was reached for UBS to buy Credit Suisse.
Americans are leaning more on their credit cards and home-equity lines of credit (HELOC) just to make ends meet, a new study finds.
At AOTH we’ve been writing about the coming copper supply deficit for years, while mainstream media kept quiet on the issue.
The headline explains why the voracious bounders on Capitol Hill are willing to spend so much time, money and effort getting re-elected. For they are not just investment insiders, they are recidivist sponsors of legislation that directly...
US inflation cooled in December, putting the US Federal Reserve on track for a possible smaller interest rate increase when the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meets next at the end of the month.
Economist Nouriel Roubini believes the world economy is lurching toward an unprecedented confluence of economic, financial, and debt crises, following the explosion of deficits, borrowing, and leverage in recent decades.
The economist who predicted the financial crisis sees a “long and ugly” recession, including a sharp correction in the S&P 500, that could last all of 2023. “Even in a plain vanilla recession, the S&P 500 can fall by 30%,” says...
The US Federal Reserve continues to grapple with inflation, which at 7.7% (October CPI) is more than triple the Fed’s 2% target, without causing a recession by lifting interest rates too high.
Gold and silver prices jumped on Thursday following the release of October’s inflation data, showing that price increases slowed more than economists had expected. The dollar also dropped on the news, causing precious metals to rise (the...

It is estimated that the total amount of gold mined up to the end of 2011 is approximately 166,000 tonnes.

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