Since 1 November 2011 the Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen by 31.19%. Over the same period however, Alcoa, the world’s leading producer of aluminium, has fallen by 15.98%. With the Dow making new all-time highs, the question is, why is one of its oldest components still trading at the same level it was in 1989?
Last week’s article took a look at Mexican silver producer First Majestic Silver, a company with an impressive growth outlook, low operating costs and high profit margins. This week’s article compares First Majestic to another promising Mexican silver producer, Endeavour Silver.
Apple (AAPL) has been rallying since it hit a 52-week low in April, a fact that has benefited the broad market in general and the technology sector in particular. It also gives us another opportunity to demonstrate the disadvantages of cap-weighted indexes compared to their equal-weighted counterparts.
First Majestic Silver is a Mexican silver producer with five operating mines and two advanced stage projects. The company has an excellent management team, a socially responsible business model and an excellent growth profile, all of which give it a very bright future.
IAMGOLD and New Gold are both mid-tier gold producers with a portfolio of operating mines that generate strong cash flow. However, while New Gold sells for a P/E of 18.7, IAMGOLD sells for a P/E of just 6. The question is, is IAMGOLD undervalued or is it cheap for a reason?
The traditional methods for analyzing the value of a company are not particularly helpful when they are applied to precious metals miners. This article looks at the way gold and silver miners classify their mineral resources and how this information can be used to help evaluate mining companies that are in production.
For the past 18 months or more the junior resource sector has taken a tremendous beating. Over the past few weeks however, several companies within the sector have begun to form a base and now look attractive. This article provides the details of the companies we have purchased.
Apple (AAPL) is always in the news, but probably more so since it began falling from its all-time high of 701.90 in September. SInce then performance has been abysmal, and today AAPL has reached critical support.
This article examines why tight supply and rising demand make it almost a certainty that the long-term trend of rising food prices will continue. It also looks at various ways in which investors can profit from it.
Over the past 4 or 5 years rapid advances in technology have allowed scientists to develop highly sophisticated UAVs. Thanks to their incredible capabilities and their low cost, the UAV market is growing rapidly and this article examines how investors can profit from it.