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June 20, 2018 | Psst! Hey, Buddy! Buy Oil Stocks! 3 Ways to Play the Coming Surge

Oil markets have seen a bull market in bearishness recently, with one market wag after another coming out to call a top. The prices of oil-leveraged companies didn’t wait, falling hard and fast. And now, you have a great opportunity … to go long those very same stocks. Here’s the scoop … Russia and Saudi […]

June 16, 2018 | How a Wild Fox Helped Make One of the Greatest Silver Discoveries in History

The histories of North America’s rushes for gold and silver are filled with outrageous stories and larger-than-life characters. And here’s one you haven’t heard before: A massive silver rush, one that was started by a wild fox. It’s an incredible tale ripped from the pages from history. But it holds lessons for today’s investors. Let […]

June 12, 2018 | Invest Like a Pirate. Arrrgh!

My family loves the Pirate of the Caribbean movies, and pirates in general. We live in Florida, which doesn’t have areas named “The Gold Coast” and “The Treasure Coast” for nothing. Ye deadly lass bears a little likeness to a real pirate. What I really find interesting is the economics of piracy, I’m talking about […]

June 10, 2018 | Dust in the Wind

A huge bull market in commodities suddenly takes a downturn. Equities are getting clobbered. The nation is groaning under insurmountable debts after the banks throw caution to the wind. Some people say the market is over-regulated — others that it’s not regulated enough. And weird weather is making headlines — in fact, some people think […]

June 5, 2018 | The First ‘Amazing Race’ for the REAL City of Gold

El Dorado … Cibola … Quivira … these are all fabled “lost cities of gold” that fired up the imaginations of explorers who pursued their dreams to the four corners of the Earth. These cities only existed in the fevered imaginations of storytellers. But there was a real city of gold … or at least, […]

June 3, 2018 | The Ancient Empire of Oil

The U.S. seems to be getting more involved in the Middle East all the time. There are many reasons why, but any cynical analyst will tell you that control of oil resources is at the heart of the matter. I’m a history buff, so I can tell you that Uncle Sam isn’t the first to […]

May 29, 2018 | The Cariboo Gold Rush: Grub High, Whiskey Bad, Money Plenty!

Gold rushes in Canada have all the exciting elements of one of the old pulp action-adventure novel. Greed, bloodlust, native Americans, Chinese prospectors! For example, let’s look at the Cariboo Gold Rush. When I say “Cariboo Gold Rush,” you may say “What?” Most people have forgotten what was the most exciting event of its day. […]

May 26, 2018 | What Should I Do About Gold, Dividends and More?

Martin asked subscribers for their views, hopes and fears. And many of you wrote in. Some of those questions seem better suited to me. So, I thought I would field them here. And it gives me a chance to answer questions on gold, dividends, and more. Colby N. writes … I have a membership in Supercycle […]

May 22, 2018 | 4 Charts on the Cheapest Market

You can’t turn on the TV without hearing that stocks are overpriced by this or that metric. Well, let me tell you, there is a market right now that is priced in pennies compared to where it is going to be down the road. And investors with steel in their spines will want to buy […]

May 20, 2018 | Why Your Gasoline Costs So Much

Man, the prices at the pump are soaring. Why is that? Isn’t America pumping more oil than ever? What the ding-dang is going on? Well, I’ll explain not only why gasoline prices are high, but what you can do about it. First, you know oil is a global market, right? It gets pumped and shipped […]

May 15, 2018 | This Metal is Poised to Surge …

There is a metal on the launchpad right now. And I’m not talking about silver or gold. Those both look good … but this metal could be even hotter. I’m talking about copper. Copper is said to have its “Ph.D. in economics.” We call the metal “Doctor Copper” because it takes the pulse of the […]

May 8, 2018 | Why Your Next Car Will Be Electric

You’re going to buy an electric car. Maybe not today, maybe not next week. But soon. That’s because the electric vehicle (EV) wave is coming, and it is a monster. And a recent development nailed that fact home. What happened? I’ll tell you. Volkswagen (OTC Pink: VLKAY) just placed orders for EV batteries worth $48 billion. FORTY-EIGHT […]

April 29, 2018 | The Bull Sneaking Up on You

The stock market is enough to drive people crazy. Action is bullish … bearish … a mix of both! Then the president tweets, and it’s like someone kicked the chessboard in the air. It’s stressful! The good news is, there’s a bull sneaking up on you right now. And that’s a bull you can ride […]

April 24, 2018 | It’s the Bus You Don’t See That Turns You into Road Pizza

When it comes to one investment, most investors are like an oblivious pedestrian walking across a busy highway. Cars go honk-HONK! The pedestrian finally starts to notice where he is. Then, WHAM! A bus comes along and turns that pedestrian into road pizza. Friends, I don’t want you to be road pizza. Please, please, look […]

April 22, 2018 | The Great Green Wave is Coming

The great Green Wave is coming. By that, I mean the next big round of cannabis profits. Today, I’m going to tell you about some potential winners, some losers and one way you can play it. First of all, you know the legal cannabis market is going to be huge, right? Canada has already legalized […]

April 17, 2018 | A Target for the Golden Rocket

Gold ran up in the days ahead of the U.S. missile strikes on Syria, as the world held its collective breath against the manure hitting the fan. It turns out the missiles were on target, no one got killed, and the world breathed a collective sigh of relief. But you know what? Someone forgot to […]

April 15, 2018 | Gold’s Breakout is Coming!

Have you seen the action in gold lately? It’s good. The action in miners is even better. The miners are no longer hitting the snooze button. They’re waking up, shaking off the cobwebs, and looking ready to seize the day. And that’s weird. Because the news for gold this week should have been B-A-D. And […]

April 8, 2018 | Ha-ha-ha! Unleash our Tariff Death Ray!

  So, we’re going to war. Trade war, that is. President Trump slapped China with $50 billion in potential tariffs. China responded with $50 billion of their own proposed tariffs (sorry, America’s soybean farmers). The President’s response was the equivalent of: “Ha-ha-ha! Unleash our tariff death ray!” He rolled out another $100 billion in proposed tariffs on […]

March 27, 2018 | 4 Gold Charts to Knock Your Socks Off

In Saturday’s column, we talked about why President Trump’s decisions on trade tariffs and security are good for gold. You can read it here: “Cry Havoc! And Grab Gold.” Last week, we saw gold post its biggest weekly gain since 2016. That’s what made me so bullish. My fear was I might be too early. That […]

March 26, 2018 | Cry Havoc! And Grab Gold

“Cry havoc! And let slip the dogs of war!” — Mark Antony in William Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. The U.S. is gearing up for war on multiple fronts: the trade front and actual, physical conflict. This is sending stocks and bonds on the Devil’s own roller coaster. The Dow reeled from its biggest one-day drop […]

March 13, 2018 | This Investment Could Crush Bitcoin

I’m not here to kick cryptocurrencies. They’ve been on a losing streak since December, but all investments go up and down. No, I’m here to talk about the future. And the awesome potential in cannabis stocks. Cannabis stocks, as tracked by the ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF (NYSE: MJ), are holding up well. They ended Friday up […]

March 10, 2018 | 3 Must-see Charts on Energy Metals

Recently, we saw companies leveraged to energy metals — lithium and cobalt in particular, but others as well — fall off a cliff. This was due to a shocking report from Morgan Stanley. They’re wrong, I’m right … and you can profit from this.  So, what’s the scoop? In late February, some Morgan Stanley analysts […]

February 24, 2018 | America Beyond Thunderdome

Remember the gasoline shortages of the 1970s? And how we all thought the world was going to run out of oil? Heck, they even based whole movies on it. Movies like “Mad Max.” Apocalyptic psychos short on oil but with a surplus of body paint; fighting over the last few barrels. Well, you can take […]

February 22, 2018 | A Golden Shocker from Russia and China

Move over, China! For years, that nation’s central bank has been the biggest buyer (if not holder) of gold. But now there’s a new buyer in town, one with the golden touch. That’s Russia. Russia is buying so much gold, it has overtaken China, as this chart from Bloomberg shows … The Bank of Russia […]

February 20, 2018 | The Latest Plan to Siphon Money from Your Wallet

Are you paying too much for gasoline? You could soon pay more. That is, if Congress bites on President’s Trump latest idea: Raise the gasoline tax. By 25 cents a gallon. Which means, if you’re filling up the family van, that’s an extra $4.75 at the pump. Every time you fill up. Now, President Trump isn’t […]

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