Thursday , 29 February 2024

Investing

Shale Gas Info: What is Shale? What is Fracking? What Does Its Future Mean For America?

Natural gas has the potential to bridge the gap between the current oil dominated energy mix and sustainable renewables. It’s cheap, abundant, and the cleanest fossil fuel in the world. In fact, at today’s consumption rates, estimated US natural gas resources could be used to supply domestic electricity generation for 52 years.That being said, shale gas is trapped thousands of feet underground. How do we extract it and what does the process look like? The infographic below has all the details.

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The Fiscal Cliff: What We Think Will Happen and What Investors Should Do (+2K Views)

Unless the government acts quickly, it is probable that the term "fiscal cliff" will become a household phrase over the next few months. Unfortunately, this is reminiscent of the budget ceiling crisis about a year ago. In this report we will explain what the cliff is, discuss the worst case scenario, and determine what, if anything, you should do about it. Words: 1436

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Why Gold Should Peak in June 2013 & Why 3 Stocks Should Outperform ALL Others!

The 21 month time frame for the next gold peak, the $30 trillion price tag for the debt, and the 64 month bull market fractal for money printing are all coming together squarely at the same date - June 2013. [That being determined, the best place to invest to take full advantage of the parabolic peak is in the stock of gold (and silver) royalty companies, or better yet, in the long term warrants of the two such companies that offer them. Let me explain my case.] Words: 1350

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Move Over China: Competition From Mexico is Growing Rapidly – Here's Why

Mexico...is one of the most attractive investment destinations in the world for the U.S. given its good relations with the United States, geographic proximity, increasing competitiveness of its manufactured products vis-a-vis those from China, low government debt, fairly low inflation and robust foreign direct investment. [Let me explain further.] Words: 656

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I'm Worried About the Likelihood of a Sharp Market Decline This Fall – For These Reasons

Back in April and May, it looked like the economy was falling apart, the euro was going to come unglued, and stocks were going to plunge. Sentiment was extremely bearish and volatility was jumping. Now in August, you can't find a bear anywhere on Wall Street! Me? I continue to be worried about the likelihood of a sharp market decline this fall for several reasons which I share with you below. Words: 495

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These 6 Factors Suggest Avoiding Equities in the Foreseeable Future (+2K Views)

The six factors discussed in this article suggest a near-term peak for equity markets, avoiding fresh exposure to equities at these levels and selling some of one's equity holdings. Long-term investors can still ignore the volatility and buy quality stocks, however, it would make more sense to buy the same stocks after the markets decline 10%-15% than buying it at current levels. [Let me explain more fully.] Words: 665

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And the Heavyweight Gold Mining Company Champion Is…!

I have been asked which large cap gold miner is the overall best place to invest in this sector. There are currently five gold mining stocks with a market capitalization greater than $10 billion dollars so may the stock with the best fundamentals and future prospects for shareholders reign supreme! [And the winner is...] Words: 2248

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Stock Market Predicts With 86-88% Accuracy Who Will Win in November

Stocks have an incredible track record of picking the President ahead of the election. The S&P 500's price performance during the three calendar months leading up to the presidential election has predicted whether the President would be re-elected or replaced with 86% and 88% accuracy, respectively. We're only 15 days into this indicator but, so far, it's pointing to the incumbent. [There's more! Read on.] Words: 250

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John Paulson Now Has 44% of His Hedge Fund’s Assets in Gold Stocks/ETFs! How Much Do You Have? (+2K Views)

Closely-followed billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson, who famously bet against the subprime housing market in 2007, released his 13F regulatory filing revealing that his hedge fund increased its stake in gold in the second quarter to 44% of his funds equity assets. How much do you have invested in physical gold, gold ETFs, gold mining shares and warrants?

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Which Major Gold Miner Offers Investors the Greatest Bang for Their Buck?

Which major gold miner offers investors the most bang for their buck...depends on which metric you use to measure value, but one metric I like to look at is miner's proven & probable gold reserves in relation to its market capitalization. This statistic offers investors a quick glance at how much the market is valuing each ounce of gold on a miner's mineral reserve report. To make comparisons amongst gold miners more relevant, we're only going to focus on Proven and Probable gold reserves, as inferred, indicated, and measured reserves may not even exist. So which gold miners offer the best value in terms of reserves? Let's find out. Words: 850

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