Category: Opinion

A New Silver Peak on the Horizon

Here at Neptune, we often talk to clients about our extra love for silver. The potential to outpace gold, and many other parts of the market, remain strong. As we analyze historical trends and current market dynamics, it becomes evident that silver is on the path to reaching new peaks. Here’s why we may be on our way to witnessing silver attain its highest values ever, both nominally and[...]

Gold’s Growing Appeal Amid US Debt Concerns

Author: Brandon Green Neptune Global, Director of Business Development The United States is facing an increasingly unsustainable fiscal future. The steady increase in the federal deficit from 2018 to 2023 highlights a worrying trend, especially when considered alongside similar fiscal challenges faced by other developed nations. This situation underscores why gold is becoming an increasingly [...]

Which commodities are the best hedge for inflation?

Investors are alert to US inflation risks as corporate earnings exceed expectations, the US persistently runs large budget deficits, and because of the opportunity for inflationary policies following the presidential election in November. Commodities have demonstrated strong resilience in the face of inflation and have been a critical hedge for bonds and equities when prices and wages are[...]

Silver prices forecast for 2024 as per Bank of America

Bank of America remains bullish on silver prices, predicting an increase throughout the latter half of 2024 and into 2025. BofA Metal Strategist Michael Widmer sees the silver price rising to a 2026E average of $35/oz (vs. $29.28/oz spot). This bullish forecast stems from several factors, including an anticipated end to central bank interest rate hikes and increasing investment in precious[...]

The Silver Market is Experiencing a Deficit for the Third Consecutive Year

Michael Steinmann, CEO of the mining group Pan American Silver, talks about the robust growth in demand for the precious metal, declining global inventories as well as the company’s opportunities and challenges when it comes to new mining projects. Precious metals are attracting increasing interest. After a long sideways trend, gold and silver have come to life. Meanwhile, consolidation[...]

The Rise of Hard Assets

The Rise of Hard Assets In essence, our investment approach focuses on identifying significant macro trends and strategically positioning ourselves to capitalize on them, primarily by targeting highly inefficient market segments that have historically been mispriced relative to the potential economic shifts we anticipate. Given the current context of one of the most undisciplined monetary and [...]

Why The Gold Rush Is Just Beginning, In Six Charts

A lot of embarrassed investment advisors out there... Author:JOHN RUBINO Gold blew through $2400/oz this morning: And the world’s central banks continue to add gold to their monetary reserves. Note that the real action coincided with the outbreak of the Ukraine war, when the US started slapping sanctions on everyone in sight. De-dollarization is a trend with[...]

Higher-for-longer: Inflation not growth

Monthly Gold Market Insights and April Gold ETF DataThe levels of inflation and growth deceleration we are seeing now are not as precarious as those experienced during the 1970s period of stagflation. But our analysis suggests that we do not need a repeat of those extreme conditions for stocks to be under pressure. Conversely, gold will likely respond positively to the combination of sticky[...]

Why gold’s 3% dip may help fuel a run to fresh record highs

Gold posts biggest 2-day percentage loss since Feb. 2023 Gold futures on Tuesday tallied a two-session decline of about 3%, the largest such loss in over a year. The big question is whether the pullback has been sharp enough to provide a fresh opportunity for investors who missed out on the metal’s climb to record highs. Weakness in gold is partly due to “diminished risk of an outright [...]

Opinion: U.S. dollar — and its No. 1 status — could become a casualty of economic war

A less-respected U.S. dollar will have major implications for world trade and American consumers U.S. economic power is founded, in part, on the primacy of its currency. While this role has been questioned at various times over the past half a century, current geopolitical developments pose the most serious challenge yet to the U.S. dollar’s dominance. In rejecting, the idea of a single, [...]

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