Byron King

Byron King

Byron King is the editor of Outstanding Investments, Byron King's Military-Tech Alert, and Real Wealth Trader. He is a Harvard-trained geologist who has traveled to every U.S. state and territory and six of the seven continents. He has conducted site visits to mineral deposits in 26 countries and deep-water oil fields in five oceans. This provides him with a unique perspective on the myriad of investment opportunities in energy and mineral exploration. He has been interviewed by dozens of major print and broadcast media outlets including The Financial Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, MSN Money, MarketWatch, Fox Business News, and PBS Newshour.

Byron King's Recent Articles

A Simple Strategy for Investing in the US Energy Boom

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Too often investments are made in a vacuum. But as Byron King demonstrates, the global economic crash... easy money... and technological advancements are all interdependent. In particular, that connection has changed the investment calculus in the resource market. Read on to learn how...


Big Winners from the Russia-Crimea Fallout

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Crimea is now part of Russian again, and the West is planning to pile on the sanctions to punish Putin's successful power play... But Russia is a global commodities powerhouse, supplying critical materials to many western supply chains. So the real question is, will Western sanctions against Russia work at all? Byron King explores...


How Sanctions on Russia Could Hurt the US Economy

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Due to ongoing strikes in South Africa - which have knocked 40% off of expected global output of the platinum group metals (PGMs) - the price of PGMs is skyrocketing. Byron King explains why, short-term this could be a great play for savvy investors, but why long-term, this is a much more serious issue than people realize...


No Way to Kill the Copper Price

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Between the turmoil in Russia and threats of an economic slowdown in China, commodity prices could be in serious danger. Today, Byron King takes a closer look at what the price of copper is doing amid all this commotion, and explains why, despite lackluster movement, now might not be the best time to hit the "sell" button.


Attack on America’s Most Important Pipeline

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America's most precious resource isn't oil, natural gas, gold or any other commodity. But it travels through an extensive pipeline that, if severed, could signal an unprecedented breach in U.S. security. What is this pipeline, and why is it so imperative that the U.S. take steps to protect it? Byron King explains...


Russia Has Already “Won” in Ukraine

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The military crisis in Crimea currently favors Russia. It's established a strong foothold in the region, and most of the people their identify themselves as Russian. So why is the US - which has no national interest in Crimea - so intent on taking sides in the conflict? Byron King explains...


US Shale Gas: The Unsung Hero of a Dangerous Winter

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Just when you thought you've heard all the feel-good stories about the U.S. energy boom, along comes a story that proves precisely how impressive it has been. Today, Byron King explains how, despite incredibly low natgas storage volumes, the U.S. was able to avoid a serious energy disaster this winter. Read on...


The Changing Face of National Security

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At the recently concluded Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russian security officials used state of the art facial recognition software to identify potential terrorists. Today, Byron King takes a closer look at this sophisticated new technology and what it means for the future of national security. Read on...


Airline Industry Finally Ready for Takeoff

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The airline industry is on a roll. Heh. How long has it been since you heard that? But it's true... Thanks to stable fuel costs and shrewd spending cuts, the airline industry is on an upswing. And, as Bryon King points out, the good times are just beginning. Read on for his full assessment...


Bargain Bin Shopping in the Gold Market

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Gold has been beaten down for quite a while. Ditto the mining space. But could that lead to a bargain in gold mining? Today, Byron King asks what a good, productive, working gold mine is worth, and whether the market valuing these kind of things “right.” Read on...