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August 2010



A Sinchi Translation of Bernanke's Speech

August 30, 2010 – Comments (13) | RELATED TICKERS: JPM , GS , GG

For anyone who might remain somewhat mystified by the peculiar language employed by central bankers, I offer this concise and user-friendly translation of Bernanke's recent speech delivered Friday in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  [more]



The Great Depression in Pictures: Aluminum Charts

August 26, 2010 – Comments (4) | RELATED TICKERS: ACH , AA , CENX

The following chart, reproduced with the kind permission of is provided as a reference for anyone paying attention to the aluminum industry. This 3-year chart tracks the broader trends nicely.  [more]



Navios: Enigma of the Seven Seas

August 20, 2010 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: NM , DSX , BALT.DL

Navios certainly has ceased to be the easy selection for potential outperformers that it used to be.  [more]



Gosh ... I Hope Not

August 20, 2010 – Comments (17) | RELATED TICKERS: NM

Navios Maritime Holdings has 8 drybulk vessels currently under construction for deliver between now and March 2011. 7 of those vessels are Capesize carriers of 180,000 dwt, and one is ... well ... see for yourself.   [more]



Tomorrow's Parabolic Surge in Gold

August 19, 2010 – Comments (12) | RELATED TICKERS: TECK , AUY , NXG.DL

Gold is preparing to go parabolic. The precise timing is anyone's guess, but the next major upward leg in gold's multi-year secular bull market is poised and ready to run.  [more]



Endeavour to Pinpoint One Major Growth Spurt

August 13, 2010 – Comments (8) | RELATED TICKERS: EXK , HL , SLW

Well, perhaps the double entendre in the headline will make you shake your head the way my "What Are You Wheaton For?" headline caused fleabagger some consternation. :)  [more]



What Are You Wheaton For?

August 13, 2010 – Comments (8) | RELATED TICKERS: SLW , HL , CDE

Some investors refuse to seriously consider gold and silver producers as legitimate choices for investment capital.  [more]



The "Flash Crash" Continues to Reveal the Hidden Structure of our Equity Markets

August 09, 2010 – Comments (9)

I am absolutely fascinated by this topic ... I can think of few things more important for investors than to comprehend fully what the flash crash was all about and what the implications are of the hidden dynamics of our equity markets that few investors ever gave a moment's thought to prior to that "warning shot" event.  [more]



China Opens the Flood Gates for Gold and Silver

August 05, 2010 – Comments (9) | RELATED TICKERS: SA , NG , TECK

These are some of the more significant fundamental developments to hit the precious metals markets thus far this year, and the impacts from these moves will be felt for years to come.  [more]



Kinross Pays a Golden Premium

August 04, 2010 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: KGC , GG , ABX

Although this may appear on the surface like an exorbitant sum to pay, the rationale will be clear in time.  [more]



CCI at a Crossroads

August 04, 2010 – Comments (5) | RELATED TICKERS: CEF , SLW , TCPTF

After a string of positive days for commodities and pms, the commodity index is showing signs that we've reached a key crossroads from a technical perspective, whereby one of the following scenarios becomes likely:  [more]



Alert: Primero Mining to Launch This Week

August 02, 2010 – Comments (56) | RELATED TICKERS: SLW , GG , IAG

I corresponded with former IAMGOLD CEO and incoming Primero Mining CEO Joe Conway today, and discovered that they expect Primero Mining shares to begin trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange this week under the very memorable ticker symbol: "P".  [more]

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