All the World’s Coal Power Plants in One Map

The use of coal for fuel dates back thousands of years. Demand for the energy source really started to soar during the Industrial Revolution, and it continues to power some...

Gold Set to Correct but Internals Remain Bullish

Last week we wrote that near-term risk in precious metals (Gold and GDX especially) was rising and a correction could begin soon. As Gold nearly reached major resistance at $1550/oz,...

Gold Sticks Our 1526 Fix

There's something about Tuesdays. Twelve Tuesdays ago, Gold was trading in the 1200s: 'twas late May. Eight Tuesdays ago whilst quietly ensconced pre-dawn inside L'Aéroport Nice Côte d'Azur's Terminal II, we...

Which Countries Have the Most Wealth Per Capita?

Our animated chart this week uses data from the ninth Credit Suisse Global Wealth report, which ranks countries by average wealth, calculated as gross assets per adult citizen. While using...

Commodities Breaking Down, Suggesting Deflation More Likely

The big news of the day seems to be the inversion of the yield curve. An inversion oftentimes suggests that the economy will be slowing in the future and...

Silver Creating A Huge Bullish Cup & Handle Pattern?

Is Silver creating a multi-decade bullish Cup & Handle pattern? Possible! Silver peaked at $50 in the early 1980s and then proceeded to fall for years. It peaked again at...

Gold Bulls Drag Silver Higher

The bullish trend for gold shows no signs of slowing, with the precious metal breaking away from yesterday’s close at $1517.20 per ounce, and opening this morning gapped up...

Near Term Risk In Gold is Increasing

Last week was another strong one for the precious metals sector. Gold gained a whopping $51/oz or 3.5%. The gold stocks (GDX, GDXJ) advanced by roughly 6%. Silver gained 4%. Momentum...

The Big Pharma Takeover of Medical Cannabis

As evidence of cannabis’ many benefits mounts, so does the interest from the global pharmaceutical industry, known as Big Pharma. The entrance of such behemoths will radically transform the...

Silver Breakout “Test” Important For Precious Metals

Silver has been in rally mode for several weeks now, including a strong burst higher into August. Precious metals bulls are hoping the rally continues, as it’s an important piece...

[Exclusive] Will You Gain the 5G Advantage?

5G increases Internet speed and capacity 100X over 4G. 3G to 4G was just a 10X increase. The 5G advantage is gained by understanding and preparing for the exponential increase to...

US Real Estate Investment Trusts Led Markets For Second Week

Real estate shares are on a roll. For a second week, real estate investment trusts (REITs) posted the strongest weekly gain for the major asset classes, based on performances...