Imaginary Investing In A Market Collapse

Imaginary Investing In A Market Collapse

August 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—ProspectingJournal.com—I’m a big fan of “imagine” conversations, mainly because they take me back to the glory days of high school class-skipping shenanigans. These spaced-out talks would focus on completely unrealistic projections, as participants started each scenario with a drawn-out “MAGIN” that quickly veered off into the realm of stupidity. Indeed, we were deliberately unrealistic in [...]

Well-Financed Miners Will Survive

Well-Financed Miners Will Survive

August 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—ProspectingJournal.com—In the current marketplace, a constant fear of recession has caused unprecedented strain on most companies, many of which are still recovering from the last crash. Yet the possibility of Recession 2 (or, really, the “re-discovery” of Recession 1) has prompted many of the dime-a-dozen juniors to make haste with a plausible business model. Without [...]

Debt-Terrorism and Gold Records: Just Another Day

Debt-Terrorism and Gold Records: Just Another Day

August 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY–ProspectingJournal–Whether an illusion or not, a bubble or a parabolic paradigm shift, gold puts a smile on my face every time I hear it in the news or read about it among the vast sea of opinions. Forget the so-called economists and anti-gold philosophers: when gold goes up it does so in contrast to fear, [...]

This is not about gold cresting at $2,000 . . . Individual Prosperity remains the focus

This is not about gold cresting at $2,000 . . . Individual Prosperity remains the focus

August 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Bad News: There is no place to hide! GUEST COMMENTARY–LarryMylesReports.com–Over the last three years has anyone noticed the (not too) subtle shift in the timbre of the national dialogue? During 2009, the entire western world had to suffer through a brash and overconfident Washington regime blathering on about how government would lead the way [...]

Bullion, Bitcoin and Bucks: Will the Real “Fake” Money Please Step Forward?

Bullion, Bitcoin and Bucks: Will the Real “Fake” Money Please Step Forward?

July 28, 2011 by · 12 Comments 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – The choice between taking payment through precious metals in physical bullion, online decentralized currency in Bitcoins, or fiat central bank notes may be not be as clear-cut in the near future. While the logical decisions made by merchants and consumers in the marketplace are often flawed and lacking the total information [...]

United Silver Corp. Announces $2,000,000 Secured Bridge Loan and $4,000,000 Private Placement Offering of Units

United Silver Corp. Announces $2,000,000 Secured Bridge Loan and $4,000,000 Private Placement Offering of Units

July 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – July 15, 2011) PRESS RELEASE–ProspectingJournal.com–United Silver Corp. (the “Company” or “USC”) (TSX:USC)(OTCQX:USCZF)(FRANKFURT:UM8) is pleased to announce that it has signed a term sheet with Forbes & Manhattan Inc. (“F&M”) with respect to entering into a $2,000,000 secured term loan facility. The term loan facility shall be secured by all of the [...]

Silver Valley’s Grande Re-Opening: Sunshine Silver Mines Goes Public

Silver Valley’s Grande Re-Opening: Sunshine Silver Mines Goes Public

July 13, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

ANALYSIS—ProspectingJournal.com—These days, it doesn’t take much effort to convince the average investor to at least think about silver. The precious metal’s expanding use as a paste in solar cells has pushed its importance into the sustainable energy spotlight. Being one of the most conductive metals, its use in electronics is ever-growing. Silver nanoparticles are an [...]

What’s in a Name?: The Silver-Plating of Mining Company Monikers

What’s in a Name?: The Silver-Plating of Mining Company Monikers

July 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – What’s in a name? For some executives, the name and logo is merely a placeholder for their companies’ project portfolio, and an identifier on their business card. But for others, the name means everything, and in order to draw the right audience to their brand, they’re willing to go through the [...]

The Return to 1970’s Stagflation . . . a word very few understand

The Return to 1970’s Stagflation . . . a word very few understand

July 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

GUEST COMMENTARY–LarryMylesReports.com–What happens when tough love does not take the first time around? Apparently, for America’s leadership, it means another humbling trek to the woodshed. As tempting as it may be to gain example and similarity between the Carter and Obama administrations, let us avoid the insipid and silly and opt for the high road. [...]

Parthenon for Sale! Economic Freedom Now the Only Freedom

Parthenon for Sale! Economic Freedom Now the Only Freedom

June 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—ProspectingJournal—It seems that every generation has its great defining moments, ideas, and conflicts. The storming of the Bastille, the birth of Communism, WWII, The Great Depression, the list goes on. Often, these events create movements that stand for the pursuit of something, such as freedom from oppression and overall bad guys . . . Yet, for my generation, our current quest for [...]

Dispelling the Myth of Over-Diversification: Canadian Miners Branch Out

Dispelling the Myth of Over-Diversification: Canadian Miners Branch Out

June 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ANALYSIS—ProspectingJournal.com—It can seem that only in the Canadian exploration sector can you have a company that carries a vast portfolio of projects that cover potash and gold, oil and copper, silver and ore, and so on. This project diversity, once thought of as a warning sign for potential investors, is emerging as a successful (and [...]

Miners, Bankers and Investors Eye Silver–the Versatile PM

Miners, Bankers and Investors Eye Silver–the Versatile PM

June 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—ProspectingJournal.com—2011 has been a rollercoaster for silver, the once “Poor Man’s Gold.” Indeed, silver fans are beaming with optimism these days (though slightly shaken), as the precious metal still has a ways to go if it wants to sit at its historical price ratio with gold . . . If manipulation doesn’t keep bashing it down. [...]

Saving in Silver – A Lesson For the Young Ones

Saving in Silver – A Lesson For the Young Ones

June 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY—Prospectingjournal.com— It’s been well over a month since silver flirted with the nominal record threshold price of $50 (back in late April), before outlying factors slammed the metal back to reality. Today, as of writing this piece, the price dipped back below the $35 mark for the first time since mid-May. For those who joined [...]

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 [...]

GOLD BREAKS $1500: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SUCH BULLISHNESS

April 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – While the bears are out there circling and declaring the precious metals market to be yet another bubble waiting to be burst like the infamous tulip-bulb market, the price of gold broke through a major psychological barrier today. Intraday prices flirted with and finally broke the $1500/oz price point yesterday, while [...]

Providence Resources and Eagle Plains Shares Overly Active Upon Gold Drilling Results

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

TOP STORY – ProspectingJournal.com – Earlier this year we published a story about the $4 million non-brokered private placement of 1,000,000 shares in Providence Resources [PV - TSX.V] (then known as Providence Capital) purchased by Teck Resources [TCK.A - TSX] at $4 per share. Without having seen the results, the conclusion drawn from this end [...]

Canada’s Golden Swing-Riding: PJ’s Weekly Picks – Red Lake District Edition

Canada’s Golden Swing-Riding: PJ’s Weekly Picks – Red Lake District Edition

March 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – A big week for precious metals saw gold hang in around the $1440 mark and silver break through the $37/oz point. While this is all going on, we get to end the week with a non-confidence vote here in Canada, thus forcing the electorate back to the polls for the first [...]

Silver Linings: Silver Companies to Watch After Silver’s $30 Week

Silver Linings: Silver Companies to Watch After Silver’s $30 Week

February 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – February 10, 2011 – Trying to predict the direction in which the price of silver is going requires a lot more than spotting trends and following tickers. For many of us following the precious metals market, we must do what we can to quell our emotional attachments and look on with [...]

R.I.P. Canadian Penny, Long Live Canadian Penny Stocks

R.I.P. Canadian Penny, Long Live Canadian Penny Stocks

December 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

COMMENTARY – ProspectingJournal.com – You’ve picked them up off the ground because they were lucky. You’ve left them in a dish at the counter because they were dead weight in your pocket. The days of the penny are to be coming to an end, as the Senate finance committee has officially announced the fate of [...]

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