Precious Metals: My Bear Market Strategy

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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

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Portfolio Update: Building My Positions (December 01, 2015)

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It was a busy day of trading for me today. With these markets, you just never know what you are going to get… Even though precious metals and commodities have been bludgeoned as of late, for whatever the reason, mining stocks decided to

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China’s Renminbi Approved by I.M.F. (November 30, 2015)

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This is some rather significant news announced today — The Chinese renminbi (RMB) was approved by The International Monetary Fund (IMF) for inclusion into the Special Drawing Right (SDR) currency basket, set to occur on 

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Ivanhoe Mines Update: Kamoa Project Update (November 23, 2015)

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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

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First Mining Finance Update: Gold Canyon Resources Arbitrage Completed! (November 17, 2015)

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I know a few readers, along with myself, were involved in the Gold Canyon Resources (GDCRF/GCU.V) arbitrage opportunity, utilizing this as a gateway to potentially get into First Mining Finance (FFMGF/FF.V) at a reduced cost basis.

Just as a quick update, it looks like

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Portfolio Update: It’s Beet Red These Days! (November 12, 2015)

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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

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