Every investor knows that the best time to buy is when prices are low. When it comes to the broader overall stock market, or local real estate market, there is currently no clear-cut consensus on whether or not prices are too high (and we are in a bubble), or if good value can still be efficiently extracted. However, as it pertains to precious metals mining stocks, there is ABSOLUTELY no
Ivanhoe Mines (IVPAF/IVN.TO) is one of my largest individual holdings, and the vehicle I’m using to speculate on the eventual rise in copper prices. Some exciting news occurred earlier this year when the company reached an agreement with Chinese mining powerhouse Zijin Mining to sell 49.5% of its Kamoa project for $412 million.
However, this past July, the Congolese government stepped in and put a temporary halt to the deal, wanting more time to negotiate perhaps an
Recently, a good friend of mine decided to start investing in the junior mining sector space. It did not take long for them to realize just how cyclical this market really is! Since surging in October, gold mining stocks have been trading in a severe downtrend for about the last 10 trading sessions or so. My friend was not fortunate enough to be able to time the market