May 2011

Not-So Funny Money: Gold as a Reliable Standard . . . The Gold Standard as Inevitable

Not-So Funny Money: Gold as a Reliable Standard . . . The Gold Standard as Inevitable

May 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GUEST COMMENTARY—LarryMylesReports.com—Who would have thought even a few short years ago that investing in bank stocks and sovereign debt would turn out to be considered an exercise in risk and ruin! Conversely, who would ever have imagined that by practicing a disciplined due diligence process and paying heed to common-sense fundamentals, investing in junior and [...]

Canada’s Hack-n-Slash Strategy, Once Bemoaned, Now Admired

Canada’s Hack-n-Slash Strategy, Once Bemoaned, Now Admired

May 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—Prospectingjournal.com—It seems that all those years of enduring the “boring country’” stereotype are finally paying off, as the flashier and exciting EU nations are now drooling over Canada’s deficit-destroying tactics of the pre-Harper years. And what a treat it is for aging Liberals Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin, who must surely feel pressured to help [...]

Debt Politics in the (Formerly) Free World

Debt Politics in the (Formerly) Free World

May 20, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

COMMENTARY—Prospectingjournal.com—The US debt has skyrocketed to such a ridiculous level that it’s almost tempting to cheer it on, like when you near the rain-record in summer and actually start rooting for it, despite the misery. Well here I am in Canada, nervously standing on top of a nation that, proudly or not (I‘m guessing not), [...]

IMF Chief Waits for Bailout—The Irony

IMF Chief Waits for Bailout—The Irony

May 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—Prospectingjournal.com—What happens when the man responsible for your bailout needs a bailout? This is the current irony sweeping through Greece and the Eurozone, as the recent arrest of the man behind the EU bailouts toyed with the euro, frightened traders and reignited debate on international currency markets. Known as the “sheriff” behind Greece’s bailout, IMF [...]

Germany A Better Dance Partner For Canada’s TSX Than The LSE

Germany A Better Dance Partner For Canada’s TSX Than The LSE

May 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com  –  Today I am writing from Hamburg, Germany, after having spent the last few nights growing accustomed to this beautiful country, and the cultural differences of its people. As I take in the sights with my wife on our first European ‘vacation’ together (quotes added, since I’m still managing to get some [...]

ProspectingFM – Ep 1: Jeff Nielson (BullionBullsCanada.com)

May 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

April 29, 2011 – Episode 1: In this episode we interview precious metals analyst Jeff Nielson of BullionBullsCanada.com, where we focus on our favourite topic: silver. We cover the lack of objectivity in the main stream media regarding silver’s prices, the alleged manipulation of prices by both JPMorgan and HSBC through the actions witnessed on [...]

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