Have foreign banks been keeping the U.S. economy afloat by purchasing billions in Treasury bills? Little-known numbers from the Federal Reserve say yes. The figures also suggest that such buying is dwindling, signalling trouble ahead for the dollar.
We are supposed to be in an economic recovery, so why are employment figures weak and long-term interest rates low? Bud Conrad shows that all may not be what it appears.
In December 2002, Southwestern Resources announced a spectacularly rich find, triggering a stampede of investor interest in China plays. An update on what has happened since.
Sprott Asset Management's John Embry has long believed that the gold market is being manipulated, a point he made in his widely-read report "Not Free, Not Fair". In this KitcoCasey exclusive we talk with John to get an update on his controversial findings.
Exploration in Saskatchewan's prolific Athabasca Basin, home to the world's largest and richest uranium deposits, requires the technical skills of an engineer, the artistic vision of a Michelangelo, and most important, loads of discretionary cash.
The soap opera that is the Harmony (HMY.NY) battle for Gold Fields (GFI, NY) drags on with apparent stalemate, but is drawing towards a close.