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World renowned economic geologist Dr. Keith Barron takes the mic with his brand of Straight Talk on geology and market matters. Get the news with commentary from a perspective born from decades of on-the-ground passion and a successful track record.

Hyperinflation Yes, But Not Where We Expected

Up, up and away…my beautiful, my beautiful balloon! For the many disciples of Austrian Economics who read this Blog, yes I feel as cheated, bamboozled and perplexed about the prices of gold and silver than any of you. Everything is topsy-turvy. On the back of the greatest coordinated money creation …

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What I’ve been up to

Several readers have asked me, “Where have you been for nine years?” The short answer, “Hey, I’ve been busy!” Someone asked if I’d been in “suspended animation…..another (jokingly I hope) said, “I thought you’d died.” As Mark Twain put it, “Rumours of my death are premature.” Well, to focus on …

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Premature Burial

I thought it only fitting in honour of Hallowe’en to provoke a little discussion on The Dead, Zombies, and those Prematurely Declared Dead. My subject is the Junior Mining Sector. But I’m not going to be too ghoulish and hopefully not too pessimistic. Sadly, the damage has already been done …

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Codswallop!

US Capitol Building

The following is for the gold bugs – succinct and to the point:   Some people would assert that if governments were prepared to accept monetary discipline there would be no need for gold, but this is rather like the statement that if there were no sin there would be …

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Nuclear is New (Again) Part 2

Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating Station

“There are no easy choices. Easy choices are long gone.” Alan Greenspan, on the Deficit 03/11/05 We have seen a considerable number of new junior companies created in the last year to take advantage of the resurgence in uranium and nuclear interest. But will these new juniors significantly add to …

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The Squeeze

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

You have to choose (as a voter) between trusting to the natural ability of gold and the natural stability and intelligence of the government. And with due respect to these gentlemen, I advise you, as long as the capitalist system lasts, to vote for gold. George Bernard Shaw You can …

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Running with the Bulls

Bull Sculpture

As part of my summer reading I delved into 3 books: “Irrational Exuberance” by Robert J. Shiller, “The Bubble and the Bear – How Nortel Burst the Canadian Dream”, by Douglas Hunter and recently, “Adventure Capitalist” by Jim Rogers. As well, I attended the NY Gold Investment Show at Times …

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Bull Riding Ain’t Just for Texans

It never fails to amaze me; the material that passes for informed financial journalism these days. Most of it is complete fluff – the worst of it is actually hazardous to your financial well-being. The gold story continues to be dumbed-down into bite-sized, easily-digestible morsels by the mainstream media. This …

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