Portfolio Update: Building My Positions (January 08, 2016)

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The world of gold mining stocks is a really crazy, volatile one… This morning is another perfect example of that as a selloff is currently taking place; one of my favorite mid-tier producers, B2Gold (BTG), is down over 10%, and at one point shares

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Portfolio Update: Building My Positions (January 07, 2016)

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Wow, who would have expected to see so much volatility in the markets so soon into the new year? I’m not quite sure that I’ve ever witnessed anything quite like it before… In any case, it’s just “business as usual” for me (hoarding cash). As I mentioned in a previous post, my focus this year will be on other activities outside of my own personal finances…

So far, I’ve had a blast

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Portfolio Update: Building My Positions (December 18, 2015)

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When it comes to trying to anticipate how the markets will react to any Fed announcements, I’m starting to learn that it’s probably best to just do… nothing.

Literally, seconds upon hearing the verdict of an “all systems go”, the markets shot up, only to spike back down, only to go back up again as we closed out the

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Portfolio Update: Building My Positions (December 11, 2015)

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Although my main objective at this time is to conserve cash, I did make a few transactions that I will share with readers now. Rather than having to dip into my cash funds, I sold off shares of First Majestic Silver (AG) for a modest profit last week, and then proceeded to use 

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