The Death of Copper — And the Rebirth of Silver

Greg Guenthner

From 2001 to 2011, the price of copper exploded more than 620%, topping out near $4.50. It's impossible to overstate how big this rally was. But that's ancient history now. Yesterday, the metal plunged to $2.59. And the breakdown we're seeing now could easily send copper prices to $2 or lower over the next couple of years.


Welcome to the New Depression

James Rickards

The United States is living through an economic depression that began in 2007. It’s part of a larger global depression, the first since the 1930s. This New Depression will continue indefinitely unless policy changes are made in the years ahead. Here's what you need to know and look for to understand how long it might last...


Minerals vs. Marijuana

Douglas French

It might go against conventional thinking, but following the crowd usually makes you miss the real opportunities. At one monetary metal conference recently, the smartest guys in the industry sat down to discuss where these real hidden gems lay. But where does marijuana fall in this debate? Doug French has the scoop...


The Next Great Commodity Rally Begins Today

Greg Guenthner

While most traders white-knuckled the sharp equity drop last month, a much bigger (and more important) trend emerged… In case the market has distracted you, here’s what you’ve missed: Gold is up nearly 10% on the year… Silver is up 13%...


13 Reasons To Like Silver

Shayne McGuire

If you believe—as I do—that the world’s monetary authorities will never allow deflation to take hold and that the odds of inflation climbing to some degree in the years ahead are significant, it makes sense to own some silver to diversify your investment portfolio.