History’s largest mining operation is about to begin

© Elicia Edijanto Unless you are given to chronic anxiety or suffer from nihilistic despair, you probably haven’t spent much time […]

The Oil Market is Bigger Than All Metal Markets Combined

By Jeff Desjardins, Visual Capitalist,   Ever since the invention of the internal combustion engine, oil has been one of […]

All of the World’s Money and Markets in One Visualization

By Texas Precious Metals LLC, Millions, billions, and trillions… When we talk about the giant size of Apple, the fortune […]

China Consumes Mind-Boggling Amounts of Raw Materials [Chart]

By Jeff Desjardins, Over the last 20 years, the world economy has relied on the Chinese economic growth engine more […]

Where do our raw materials come from? (Chart / Infographic)

By Macromon, Global Macro Monitor, Nice chart/infographic,  Where do our raw materials come from? From the BullionVault, WHICH countries produce […]

Silver — Once and Future Money

  Jim Rickards Before the Renaissance, world money existed as precious metal coins or bullion. Caesars and kings hoarded gold […]

10 Alternative Investments Outside of Stocks and Bonds

By Jon C. Ogg, 247WallSt, Investors in 2016 have to be scratching their heads when it comes to where to […]

Betting on Deflation May Be a Huge Mistake. Here’s Why…

Precious metals investors heading into 2016 worry the dollar will continue marching ahead, right over the top of gold and […]

GDX Gold Miners’ Strong Q3 Results

By Adam Hamilton, Market Oracle, The beleaguered gold-mining sector continues to be plagued by monumental universal bearishness.  Nearly everyone assumes […]

Gold is Dead, Long Live Gold

  – Heavy is the head that wears the crown. Among our less prescient perspectives has been the expectation that […]