It is my sincere hope that most of my regular readers will have enjoyed the sudden surge in Northgate Minerals shares as a result of AuRico Gold's all-stock friendly acquisition bid. After all, NXG was #2 on my list of top picks for 2011, was the subject of this vocal reiteration of my bullish outlook back in May, and then became my top pick as the greatest gold stock in the world following last month's announcement of the deal with Primero Mining. [more]
I've always found this video clip so fascinating, but particularly in light of recent events ...
If you're going to swing a bat, you'd better be sure it's not made of rubber. Otherwise, it's likely to bounce off the intended target and smack you right in the face. [more]
Has anyone taken part in any of the Fool chat sessions conducted over recent days? Thay've been amazing!! Recommend anyone with thoughts or questions about the recent market volatility and how to navigate through it get themselves over to take part. [more]
My fellow Fools, Gold, as we speak is "deciding its new and elevated role in international finance". [more]
During the afternoon hours Thursday I took part in a live chat session on The Motley Fool's home page, and it became clear folks out there had a lot of questions about gold and silver in relation to the deep market selloff. The following article represents my effort to paint as broad a picture as possible of the outlooks for gold and silver on both the near-term and longer-term horizons. It's never easy to touch upon everything you want to say within the space alotted -- and in this case I could have written a tome -- but all the same i hope the result is helpful to a broad swath of Foolish investors looking to make sense of gold and silver. [more]
By navigating two successive bull markets for gold over the course of past 40 years, with unrivaled success and uncommon insight into every aspect of the global macroeconomic landscape, Jim Sinclair has cemented his legacy as the greatest precious metals guru of our time. [more]