Articles Tagged "investment"

Chris Ecclestone: What M&A Deals Reveal About Management—and if They’re Worth Your Investment Dollars

"Obvious" or "huh/what?"—these are the two types of merger and acquisition deals, according to Hallgarten & Co. Principal Analyst Chris Ecclestone. In this wide-ranging interview with The Metals Report, Ecclestone discusses the anatomy of a mining deal, a few strategic metals stories flying under the radar and Soros Fund's latest maneuver in the metals market. Along the way, he skewers management teams that cut costs everywhere except the corner office while spending billions on mega-mines with no future.

Crowdfunder Symbid Attracts Oil and Gas, Solar Firms to Investment Platform

Netherlands-based Symbid is seeing a growing number of players in the oil, gas, and solar sectors tapping crowdfunding for equity investment as the price of oil surges. At least five companies in the space are looking for crowdfunding, a method Symbid says also holds potential for junior miners looking to raise cash.

Gold Equities versus Bullion

Gold – Warren Buffett, the world famous investor and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway noted that “Fiscally, we are in uncharted territory. Because of this gigantic deficit, our country’s ‘net debt’ is mushrooming… no one can know the precise level of net debt to GDP at which the United States will lose its reputation for financial integrity.”

Precious Metal Funds: Focus on Gold

Gold – We are pleased to introduce a new weekly series of precious metal fund commentaries and analyses. The primary objective for these initiatives is to provide informative online resources for investors about some investment opportunities for individuals that may be interested in risk diversification, economies of scale and increased liquidity.