Sprott Silver Equities Class Co-Manager Maria Smirnova understands the power of leverage. She has seen the big impact even a slight increase in the silver price can have on silver producers. Every cent is multiplied and goes right to the investor's bottom line, giving the equities more upside than possible in a coin. That is why Eric Sprott increased holdings of silver equities in certain Sprott funds. Smirnova discusses five of these companies in this interview with The Gold Report.
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Gold prices are down in the short term, but the commodity metal is here to stay, says geologist Joe Mazumdar. In this interview with The Gold Report, the Canaccord Genuity analyst assesses the current situation and compares the performance potential of the majors with the mid caps. He backs up his analysis and predictions with a few solid companies that are positioned to weather the storm.
Investors punished gold miners last year. With those companies now aiming for redemption, PwC sees a promising year ahead.
Globe and Mail reported that RBC analysts are becoming more convinced that now is the the time to purchase gold equities.
Gold prices have risen sharply but gold miners' shares haven't kept pace. Some argue the gap is set to close.
Gold spot price has climbed nearly 12 percent so far in 2012, supported by positive economic data and monetary policy guidance in the US.
Gold mining companies want to make themselves more attractive and they are showing a willingness to pay for some love from investors.
Gold price has been strong by any standard for a decade, the use of the search term “gold price” with the Google search engine, has been suggested by Edward Ritchie, Senior Investment Analyst at Manulife Asset Management to be a general gauge for confidence in the United States economy.
Forbes reported on the disparity between the performance of gold and that of gold equities.
Warren Buffett, the world famous investor and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway noted that “Fiscally, we are in uncharted territory. Because of this gigantic deficit, our country’s ‘net debt’ is mushrooming… no one can know the precise level of net debt to GDP at which the United States will lose its reputation for financial integrity.”