Precious Metals

Massive Fed & Central Bank Money Printing Causing Tremendous Gold Producer Inflation As Barrick & Newmont Mining Costs Hit Record High

It’s truly astonishing to see how quickly the gold mining industry’s costs have surged in the past few years.  While several analysts blame the mining companies for being poorly run, the Fed and central banks are the real culprits…

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METALS & ENERGY MARKET UPDATE FEB 25th: Natural Gas Market Still Heading To Record Lows & Something Big About To Break In Silver Market?

This is an IMPORTANT Update for several reasons.  While discussing even more short-term “Bearish” fundamentals for Natgas, I see this as an opportunity, not a negative.  Also, something BIG is about to Break in the Silver Market… but which way…

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TFMetals Throws Newmont, World’s Largest Gold Mining Company Under The Bus…

In rare form today, TFMetals decided to throw Newmont under the bus on “X” or Twitter.  This was likely due to Newmont’s dismal Q4 2023 results, reporting a $3.1 billion net income loss for the period.  Turd used several expletives to describe the performance of the world’s largest gold mining company…

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Record U.S. Solar & Battery Electric Capacity Additions In 2024 Will Consume Lots Of Silver

According to the EIA for 2024, the U.S. plans to install double the amount of solar power it did last year and increase total battery storage capacity by 50 percent.  More than 80% of new Electric-Generating Capacity added to the U.S. Grid will come from solar and battery storage…

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U.S. Mint Ramping Up Silver Eagle Sales As Gold Eagle & Other Official Coins Remain Weak

The U.S. Mint has sold nearly 5 million Silver Eagles in the first three weeks of the year compared to only 87,500 oz of Gold Eagles.  This is a Big trend change compared to the previous three years, as the Silver-to-Gold Eagle buying ratio has more than doubled…

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