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Major Shift In Asian Commodity Demand Already Underway

The story of commodities in the new millennium so far has largely been driven by China. However, as China’s growth has declined slowly but steadily, commodity demand has also waned, with enormous ramifications for commodity producers. A source of hope now for commodity investors is India, that’s growing faster than China.

Warren Buffett And The Chinese Are Loading Up On Hard Assets

I would say look at China buying gold, look at Warren Buffett buying hard assets in energy and that will give some guidance. The two other ones, powerful, biggest, best and foreign investors in the world are getting out of paper money into hard assets. They’ve created a hedge where they win both ways.

2014 Silver Mine Supply May Come In Less Than Estimated

The GFMS global map shows silver production remaining flat in China & Russia, with large declines in Australia, North America & Kazakhstan. GFMS shows large increases in Guatemala, Mexico, Peru & Chile. With Australia & Kazakhstan down considerably compared to last year, global silver production will come in less than GFMS forecasts.

Ten Reasons to Condemn Inflation

An un-backed expansion of the money supply causes the prices of goods and services to rise – Inflation. It allows the state to go into debt more easily and at lower interest rates than would be the case without monetary expansion. Inflation reduces the purchasing power while the price of raw materials tends to rise.

Is Water the next Natural Resource to be Exploited by the Market?

Turning water into an economic commodity & making money from water? Is this what Wall Street wants next? At the forefront of this firestorm is Peter Brabeck, chairman & former CEO of Nestle. In his view, citizens don’t have an automatic right to more than the water they require for mere “survival”, unless they can afford to pay for it.

An Even Better Way to Play Big Oil

Big oil companies thinking conventionally, left the U.S. oil patch years ago & with each step they moved further from conventional oil production. They thought the commercial amounts of US oil were long-gone. And were wrong. Small companies with determined owners cracked the code to America’s shale plays.

Questions to Ask Before Investing in Natural Resource Stocks

If you are interested in investing in natural resources, the ‘management interview’ is critical before investing in any junior resource company to figure out how the company will generate a return for your money. Rick Rule outlines what questions to ask before investing.

‘Liquids-Rich’ North American Natural Gas Will Attract Capital

The “shale game is the future for oil and gas in North America.” Exploration and development is focusing on projects where natural gas carries with it a substantial volume of liquid hydrocarbons, which are very valuable. They increase profits substantially when they occur.

12 Pressing Questions on Precious Metals and Natural Resources

Investing in natural resources and precious metals is attractive today because the sector is so much cheaper than it was three years ago. Many of the stocks are trading at a 90 percent discount to their prices in 2011. For a contrarian investor, I believe that we are seeing a historic opportunity now.

Why Gold Looks Better than the S&P: Marc Faber

When I compare gold to the S&P, the S&P is up substantially since 2011 and gold is down substantially. If you compare the performance of gold shares to the S&P, it has been a disaster for gold shares. I think gold at this price is actually one of the few assets that are relatively inexpensive now.

Marc Faber: Gold Is One Of The Few Cheap Assets

When I look around asset prices, real estate, bonds, equities, collectibles, etc, I think the price of gold is one of the few assets that are relatively inexpensive. Every investor understands the principle of buy low and sell high. But when prices are low, nobody wants to buy. – Marc Faber

The Green Economy v/s The Greed Economy

The fierce debates around what constitutes a green economy are symptomatic of a more fundamental issue that cuts to the heart of what so many in the global justice movement are calling for: democratic representation at the local, national and global level.

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