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The tech wreck made way for the Dow to join the selloff, after resurging inflation signs lifted yields at the expense of NASDAQ and bond prices (higher yields), says Adam Button of
Our last two commentaries were spent on the very topic that is unfolding now. That being the seeming breakout above 4,200 was premature with a likely pullback to follow, says Steve Reitmeister, editor of Reitmeister Total Return.
Infrastructure spending is back in vogue, and we've got a chance to grab a piece of it tax-free, asserts Michael Foster, fund expert and investment strategist at CEF Insider.
The Dow and S&P 500 made new record highs despite disappointing economic data. Seven of the 11 S&P sectors finished higher last week, states Bonnie Gortler of
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US and Canada jobs data are front and center, with gold and GBP clearly edging higher vs. USD, says Adam Button of
The Buffett Yardstick, or total market capitalization of the US equity market relative to the overall size of the economy, now stands at a gaudy 270%, explains Jesse Felder of The Felder Report.
The oil comeback trade paused as the market awaited the jobs numbers this morning, observes Phil Flynn of the PRICE Futures Group.
We concluded last month’s report saying, “Over the next few months, economic data will be compared to the depressionary data we saw from March to May 2020, says Landon Whaley of Whaley Global Research.

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Goldrea Resources plans an aggressive drilling program in the heart of the prolific Golden Triangle, BC, scheduled for this summer 2021. Almost 4000 hectares of prime real estate has sampling up to 405 gms/tn gold, and numerous trend lines throughout the property including a circular target with high promise of yielding a discovery of major consequence. Additional funding will increase identification of both gold and copper showings.
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Telson Mining Corporation engages in the exploration, development, and operation of polymetallic mineral resource projects in Mexico. The company has two 100% owned complementary assets providing investors uncorrelated exposure to the mining sector in both precious metals and base metals. With one project already in commercial production and providing stable cash flows, and another in the development stage under construction, Telson offers the opportunity to invest in a company with high potential at a low-risk stage of growth, all which positions it to become a true mid-tier Mexican mining company.
Bonterra Resources is currently focused on a fully funded exploration campaign involving eight diamond drill rigs across three main projects. The nearly completed phase I drill campaign is designed to expand the known 2.1-million-ounce resource of gold (all categories). The company plans to use 130,000 metres of drilling to update the resource this summer of 2021 and an economic study in the fall of 2021. Importantly, Bonterra Resources has a permitted mill that can be used to anchor the potential restart. In addition, the company is two-thirds the way through the permitting process to expand the mill to 2,400 tpd. Strategically, several other significant gold discoveries in the region become captive to the company's central processing facility.
This panel of top experts will share their outlooks for inflation, the US dollar, and the role they will play in the global economy. They will also discuss how the current condition is being fueled by the Fed and why, as well as share the best investments to buy to take advantage of the boom they see coming in commodities and why. Additionally, they will cover which trades are best for the current market conditions, along with specific recommendations. Lastly, they will explore stocks and how they will fare in this environment.

Kootenay Silver is a leading exploration company engaged in the development of several major silver projects in Mexico, highly leveraged to take advantage of the rising silver price environment. The company has one of the largest junior owned silver assets in Mexico named La Cigarra and Promontorio/La Negra with new resource modeling currently underway for both La Cigarra and La Negra. Drilling is being conducted at Kootenay Silver's two promising high-grade discoveries, the Columba and Copalito projects, to follow up on very prospective high-grade silver and gold results that have previously been intercepted. The company is well financed and managed by a highly successful team that has attracted investments from such groups as Pan American Silver, Coeur Mining, Agnico Eagle, and Eric Sprott.
Prone to looking down at anything that is not democratic, western media and bureaucrats are prone to misunderstanding Chinese culture and politics. That hasn't hindered its economic progress, which shows all signs of continuing. Many people consider the Chinese economy to be fake despite that most of the stuff they use is made there. Whether we like it or not, and for good or bad, Chinese influence will continue to increase, with a concomitant increase in commodity consumption.
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