April 2017

Future World Economic Growth In Big Trouble As Oil Discoveries Fall To Historic Lows

Future global economic growth is in serious trouble as oil discoveries fell to historic lows last year.  The International Energy Agency (IEA) reported that the sharp downturn in capital spending by the conventional oil sector was due to extremely low oil prices. As the oil price fell to $30 in 2016, oil companies cut their…

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TOM CLOUD PRECIOUS METALS UPDATE: Misinformation In The Gold & Silver Market

In this precious metals update, Tom Cloud discusses the misinformation about the gold and silver market.  Tom explains the difference between what is taking place in gold and silver versus the broader stock markets. For example, Tom states that the stock market which is currently trading at 29 times earnings compared to the norm of…

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Global Silver Mining Industry Productivity Falls To The Lowest In History

After the Primary Silver Mining Industry enjoyed a brief increase in productivity over the past two years, it fell to the lowest ever in 2016.  The reason the primary silver mining industry’saverage yield increased in 2014 was due to the addition of Tahoe Resources high-grade Escobal Silver Mine. Tahoe’s Escobal Silver Mine’s average yield in…

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The Disintegrating Energy Sector Will Make The Entire System Grind To A Halt

Very few Americans realize that the disintegrating energy industry will make the entire economy and market grind to a halt.  This won’t happen overnight, but if we look at history over several decades or a century, it will have fallen apart rather quickly.  Unfortunately, there is nothing we can do about it because the time…

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Huge Decline In Peru’s Silver Production Suggests Future Supply At Risk

The Peru Ministry of Energy and Mining just released their silver production data for February, and it was a whopper to the downside.  Actually, I was quite surprised to see how much Peru’s silver production declined versus the same month last year.  Also, Peru’s gold February production took a similar big hit. According to the…

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