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Peter Krauth

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Peter Krauth is a former portfolio adviser and a 20-year veteran of the resource market, with special expertise in precious metals, mining and energy stocks. He is editor of two newsletters to help investors profit from metal market opportunities: Silver Stock Investor, and Gold Resource Investor,  In those letters Peter writes about what he is buying and selling; he takes no pay from companies for coverage. Peter has contributed numerous articles to, BNN Bloomberg, the Financial Post, Seeking Alpha, Streetwise Reports,, TalkMarkets and Barchart, and he holds a Master of Business Administration from McGill University.

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The mining life cycle

(Kitco commentary) - I think it's worth a refresher because, without getting overly technical, it's important to understand the different stages resource companies go through. It also helps you identify the potential pitfalls of investing in a company depending on its current stage.

Gold Prepares to Rally

(Kitco commentary) - Itâ??s been a whole year since gold hit its all-time high near $2,060.

The silver bull is not transitory

(Kitco commentary) - At its latest FOMC meeting the Fed naturally decided to keep the fed funds rate target at 0.25%.

Money is cheap, own gold

(Kitco commentary) - Biden's first wide-ranging budget calls for big spending on infrastructure, education and, of course, climate change. His plan lays out $6 trillion in spending against just $4.2 trillion in revenues.

Time for silver-backed crypto?

(Kitco commentary) - Its market recently exceeded $1 trillion. That's a long way from its humble beginnings shortly after the 2008-2009 financial crisis.

Silver to $300

(Kitco commentary) - You see, when silver went trough its 1970s bull market, it started from a low of $1.31 in October 1971. By the time it reached its peak in 1980, silver had run all the way up to $49. That was a 37x return.

MMT: medieval monetary theory

(Kitco commentary) - Modern Monetary Theory or MMT, as it's better known, is a recurring theme that's not likely to go away. However, there's nothing modern about it, it's not about money (it's about currency), and it's no longer a theory.

Silver enters acceleration phase

(Kitco commentary) - Spot silver is trading around $26 per ounceâ?¦but you canâ??t buy any at that price.

Gold bottom

(Kitco commentary) - Enthusiastic gold investors everywhere are wonderingâ?¦has gold finally bottomed?

$100 silver ahead

(Kitco commentary) - After all silver had a standout 2020, having gained about 47% in its best year since 2010. That easily outpaced gold's own impressive 25% return.