The Gold Report (6/14/13) In his 36-year career, Michael Ballanger, director of wealth management at Richardson GMP, has seen good markets and bad. As a true contrarian, he sees opportunity in the undervalued precious metals assets and lauds George Soros' recently reported large gold-related positions. In this interview with The Gold Report, Ballanger discusses market sentiment and some companies that he expects to take off when the market turns.
Silver sank below $22 at the end of last week and since then has had little luck rising above that point.
With supply concerns on the horizon, the copper market could be looking at some positive price movements.
Manganese may not be a familiar element to many, but it stands as the fourth most used metal in the world, behind only iron, aluminum and copper.
Economic tailwinds in the US, combined with no new monetary stimulus in Japan, kept gold under $1,400 this week.
Tungsten Mining NL, (ASX:TGN) a company exploring for tungsten in Western Australia, on Thursday released the results of a scoping study showing the economic viability of its Kilba project.
Demand for uranium is set to rise in the next decade, meaning it's time for Australia cut the red tape surrounding uranium mining.
Rick Rule, Chairman of Sprott US Holdings, talked uranium with INN Senior Editor Andrew Topf at the the recent World Resource Investment Conference.
Costly iron ore projects are moving forward despite the metal's lagging price.
China's State Reserves Bureau has purchased nickel for the first time since 2009. While that is not likely to impact prices for the metal in the long term, a short-term rise is expected.