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  • Barrick Gold: Is Pascua-Lama A Company Breaker? [View article]
    I'm surprised with Itinerant. Out of all the miners ABX is probably one of the better off. With a 5% dividend and one of the lowest cost mines in the States ABX is one of the better investments in this type of gold environment, if you are a gold bull.
    Jul 5, 2013. 12:53 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Which Silver Producers Have The Best All-In Costs And Valuation? [View article]
    If silver travels lower than its cash costs nothing is going to happen except that it will return to its old status as a mining by product. It also seems just impossible that cash costs for gold climbed so much in the past 5-10 years that 1200 is the average cost now. Surely gold was profitable back when it was 400-1000 dollars an ounce. What happened? Now both gold and silver are going to be by products? Who knows. Maybe the mining companies are holding info back
    Jun 20, 2013. 06:08 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pebble Mine And The Big, Bad Mining Wolf [View article]
    Chancer I agree. The environmentalists will definitely keep the project tied up for years.
    May 29, 2013. 04:15 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pebble Mine And The Big, Bad Mining Wolf [View article]
    Another top issue the documentary states is the possible ground water contamination that would occur by the mining process itself. It sounded like even copper that is being taken from the ground still gets into ground water and into salmon streams. The documentary then stated that copper effects the fish's ability to smell. The fish would then not be able to locate food as easily and avoid predators. Its really too bad, being that The Pebble Mine would be such a good opportunity to profit.
    May 28, 2013. 08:10 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pebble Mine And The Big, Bad Mining Wolf [View article]
    If the video doesn't load try refreshing
    May 28, 2013. 07:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pebble Mine And The Big, Bad Mining Wolf [View article]
    I can see very heavy financial compensation by the mining companies. If the mine lasts approximately 100 years and is worth 500 billion then the companies will easily be able to give to the communities. One idea the mining companies had is to ask the communities to take a no copper pledge. That way the communities can learn how important copper is. Salmon is also very important to the region and would be heavily effected by tailings.

    Here is the documentary about the Pebble Partnership:
    May 28, 2013. 07:36 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Pebble Mine And The Big, Bad Mining Wolf [View article]
    Great article! I just saw a documentary about the Pebble Project and you covered many important details. Tailings, the fault line, dam failures and ecosystem effects are all incredibly important issues. The mine developers must take into consideration what might happen 10,000 years from now in the Alaskan region. The project failure, which seems likely, would be a big loss to Anglo American because if I am not mistaking they have put almost $500 million into the project.
    May 28, 2013. 04:35 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Is This Miner Worth Its Weight In Gold? [View article]
    I favor Barrick Gold over Newmont Mining. Barrick's Cortez mine in Navada is the lowest cost per gold ounce mine in the world at 284 dollars an ounce. Talk about world class.
    May 24, 2013. 04:50 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Silver: A Bulls' Game Of Patience [View article]
    Mining companies that pay dividends would be great deals.
    May 24, 2013. 04:44 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold Prices To Re-Test $1,350 [View article]
    Hi Bob,
    I am new to the BDI idea. I know some facts about it, how it is hard to manipulate and how it tracks consumer good costs, but could you explain more in depth what the BDI might mean for the economy?
    May 15, 2013. 10:34 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • China And India: Catalysts For The Impending Bull Market In Gold And Silver [View article]
    Those Google search charts are FANTASTIC! That is a unique tool to get an idea on the global interest on any object or event.
    May 15, 2013. 07:37 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold Prices To Re-Test $1,350 [View article]
    I agree, its all about making higher highs and lower lows, and gold doesn't seem be making higher highs lately.
    May 14, 2013. 11:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • If You Like The Automakers, You Should Love These Metals [View article]
    Alcoa seems to be an okay play in China. AA's growth in China could be better but I still like the company. They create unique value for the investor in new technologies. Like for example new technologies to make cars lighter and more efficient.
    May 13, 2013. 08:45 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold Pullback Begins, Natural Gas Tests First Layer Of Support, Oil Falls, Copper Rises [View article]
    1330 is the key number to watch for gold. If gold bounces off it then there may be significant resistance there for a while to come. This doesn't mean we will see gold at 1600 or 1700 any time soon. Those numbers wont be seen for years.
    May 11, 2013. 02:47 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Gold's Sharp Rebound Confirms Bottom Is In [View article]
    I agree. This little spike doesn't mean anything as of 7:25 am April 26. If physical silver climbs above 25 then there may be a recovery. if it just falls to 22 or 23 again, expect lower prices. Its all about making new highs and lows. Fridays close will be interesting as well as next week.
    Apr 26, 2013. 08:27 AM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment